Ishtar

Ishtar

[ish-tahr]
noun
the Assyrian and Babylonian goddess of love and war, identified with the Phoenician Astarte, the Semitic Ashtoreth, and the Sumerian Inanna.
Also called Mylitta.
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Ishtar (ˈɪʃtɑː)
 
n
the principal goddess of the Babylonians and Assyrians; divinity of love, fertility, and war

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Ishtar
chief goddess of the Assyrians and Babylonians, counterpart of Phoenician Astarte (q.v.), from Akkad. Ishtar.
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