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Matralia

[muh-trey-lee-uh, -treyl-yuh] /məˈtreɪ li ə, -ˈtreɪl yə/
noun, plural Matralia, Matralias. (sometimes used with a plural verb)
1.
an annual festival of ancient Rome celebrated by women in honor of the goddess Matuta.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; < Latin Mātrālia (festa) (festival) of Māter Mātūta (goddess of dawn); mātrālia, neuter plural of mātrālis pertaining to a mother. See mater, -al1
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