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[oo-rey-nuh s] /uˈreɪ nəs/
noun, Classical Mythology.
Uranus (def 2). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Instead of Nirvana, their heaven was Ouranos—the sky above them.

  • Ouranos ‘hid his children from the light in the hollows of Earth’ (Hesiod).

    Modern Mythology Andrew Lang
  • Everybody has observed that the stars rise up off the earth, like the bees sprung from the blood of Ouranos.

    Modern Mythology Andrew Lang
  • Ouranos, however, came to her when he listed and attempted to kill her children.

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