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Ares

[air-eez] /ˈɛər iz/
noun
1.
the ancient Greek god of war, a son of Zeus and Hera, identified by the Romans with Mars.
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Ares

/ˈɛəriːz/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) the god of war, born of Zeus and Hera Roman counterpart Mars
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Ares

Greek god of war, identified by Romans with their Mars; literally "injurer, destroyer," from are "bane, ruin," perhaps cognate with Sanskrit irasya "ill-will" (see ire).

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Ares [(air-eez)]

[Roman name Mars]

The Greek and Roman god of war, brutal and bloodthirsty. He was the son of Zeus and Hera.

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