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Venusberg

[vee-nuh s-burg; German vey-noo s-berk]
noun
  1. a mountain in central Germany in the caverns of which, according to medieval legend, Venus held court.
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Historical Examples of venusberg

  • Over the valley the Venusberg rose, a gray mass in the twilight.

    Rudy and Babette

    Hans Christian Andersen

  • He stood at his full height a moment, watching the curtain rise on Venusberg.

    The Rubicon

    E. F. Benson

  • Well, Venusberg is not at all the place for a good young man.

    The Rubicon

    E. F. Benson

  • The curtain rises, disclosing all the seductive spells of the Venusberg.

  • The light dies away and the magic charms of the Venusberg disappear.


British Dictionary definitions for venusberg

Venusberg

noun
  1. a mountain in central Germany: contains caverns that, according to medieval legend, housed the palace of the goddess Venus
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