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synonyms for Tellus

  • Gaea
  • Gaia
  • Ge
  • Great Mother
  • Magna Mater
  • earth mother
  • mother goddess
  • terra
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How to use Tellus in a sentence

Her request was granted, and Tellus at the proper time brought to light the two boys.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
The worship of the earth (Tellus or Pales) and of the various heavenly bodies, was prolonged into the heart of Polytheism.
AUGUST COMTE AND POSITIVISMJOHN-STUART MILL
There is the classical transcript, “the varied earth,” dædala tellus.
ALFRED TENNYSONANDREW LANG
Come, put on your highest power now, and let us seem to pay good old Tellus a visit!
PUNCHINELLO, VOL. 1, NO. 5, APRIL 30, 1870VARIOUS
Tellus denotes the earth as a whole, as the centre of the universe, as a goddess, in opp.
DDERLEIN'S HAND-BOOK OF LATIN SYNONYMESLUDWIG DDERLEIN
Agdistis, a genius of human form, uniting the two senses and born of an accidental union between Jupiter and Tellus.
CHARACTER SKETCHES OF ROMANCE, FICTION AND THE DRAMA, VOL 1THE REV. E. COBHAM BREWER, LL.D.
But presently,—ingens patebat tellus,—the people became darkly aware that there was such a race.
THACKERAYANTHONY TROLLOPE
Tellus is the personification of the earth, being described as the first being that sprung from Chaos.
HAMLETWILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Therefore, after due deliberation, I don't believe we'll take the place—we'll go back to Tellus.
SPACEHOUNDS OF IPCEDWARD ELMER SMITH
They have been in constant training ever since we left Tellus, and now they can stand as high an acceleration as a weak Tellurian.
SPACEHOUNDS OF IPCEDWARD ELMER SMITH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TELLUS

  • Gaea
  • Gaia
  • Ge
  • Great Mother
  • Magna Mater
  • Tellus
  • earth mother
  • mother goddess
  • terra
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.