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Cytherea

[sith-uh-ree-uh] /ˌsɪθ əˈri ə/
noun
1.
Aphrodite: so called because of her birth in the sea near Cythera.
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  • Cytherea, on her part, perceived with honest satisfaction that her influence for good over Miss Aldclyffe was considerable.

    Desperate Remedies Thomas Hardy
  • Nay, widowed is Cytherea, and idle are the Loves along the halls!

  • Miss Aldclyffe then retired to bathe her hands and face, and Cytherea drew breath.

    Desperate Remedies Thomas Hardy
  • Thine own bed, Cytherea, let him now possess,—the dead Adonis.

  • Springrove had told Cytherea of Manston's crime in a few short words.

    Desperate Remedies Thomas Hardy
  • The umbones will be marked with the letter u, in Cytherea, fig. 117.

    A Conchological Manual George Brettingham Sowerby
  • Her hair was plentiful, like Cytherea's own; her teeth equalled Cytherea's in regularity and whiteness.

    Desperate Remedies Thomas Hardy
  • The latter part of her speech he forgot in the calling of his attention to Cytherea.

    Cytherea Joseph Hergesheimer
  • Suppose you are married to Cytherea herself, and the next week attacked with a rheumatic fever.

  • She rose, with a graceful gesture of her hands up to where Cytherea rested.

    Cytherea Joseph Hergesheimer
British Dictionary definitions for Cytherea

Cytherea

/ˌsɪθəˈriːə/
noun
1.
another name for Aphrodite
Derived Forms
Cytherean, adjective
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