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Venus de Milo

[duh mee-loh, mahy-] /də ˈmi loʊ, ˈmaɪ-/
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1.
a Greek statue of Venus in marble, c200 b.c., found in 1820 on Melos and now in the Louvre, Paris.
Also, Venus of Melos.
Also called Aphrodite of Melos.
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Venus de Milo [(duh-mee-loh, meye-loh)]

An ancient Greek statue of Venus, famous for its beauty, though its arms were broken off centuries ago. The statue is now in the Louvre.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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