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Moneta

[moh-ney-tuh; Italian maw-ne-tah] /moʊˈneɪ tə; Italian mɔˈnɛ tɑ/
noun
1.
Ernesto Teodoro
[er-ne-staw te-aw-daw-raw] /ɛrˈnɛ stɔ ˌtɛ ɔˈdɔ rɔ/ (Show IPA),
1833–1918, Italian journalist: Nobel Peace Prize 1907.
2.
(in Roman religion) an epithet of Juno.
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  • In a transparent palace Moneta was sitting, crowned with pearls, the child sleeping on her bosom.

    Fairy Book Sophie May
  • Now he cared for nothing but to gaze into the waters at Moneta and her child.

    Fairy Book Sophie May
  • In the morning the men of the tribe went to the mountain top in search of Moneta and her sons.

    The Book of Nature Myths Florence Holbrook
  • At the temple of Moneta, the shafts of two spears had taken fire and burned.

  • To praise the Cristo della Moneta anew after it has been so incomparably well praised seems almost an impertinence.

    The Earlier Work of Titian Claude Phillips
  • A soldier had hold of him, and Moneta shouted, "Stand back, or I cut off your ears."

    They Call Me Carpenter Upton Sinclair
  • Then,” said the kelpie “go home, and to-morrow you shall see Moneta and her child.

    Fairy Book Sophie May
  • The latter throws cowries (shells of Cyprœa Moneta) for divination, and mentions some neighbour as the owner of the devil thief.

  • No,” sighed Moneta, thinking of the kind words her husband had sometimes spoken to her: “I cannot go yet.

    Fairy Book Sophie May
  • In western Africa the money cowry (Cypraea Moneta) has been and is now used as a medium of exchange in place of gold.

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