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Venus (IPA: /ˈvinəs/)


Venus (n.)

The goddess of beauty and love, that is, beauty or love deified.

Venus (n.)

One of the planets, the second in order from the sun, its orbit lying between that of Mercury and that of the Earth, at a mean distance from the sun of about 67 ,000 ,000 miles. Its diameter is 7 ,700 miles, and its sidereal period 224.7 days. As the morning star, it was called by the ancients Lucifer; as the evening star, Hesperus.

Venus (n.)

The metal copper; -- probably so designated from the ancient use of the metal in making mirrors, a mirror being still the astronomical symbol of the planet Venus.

Venus (n.)

Any one of numerous species of marine bivalve shells of the genus Venus or family Veneridae. Many of these shells are large, and ornamented with beautiful frills; others are smooth, glossy, and handsomely colored. Some of the larger species, as the round clam, or quahog, are valued for food.

Venus

Telluric planet, second closest from the Sun

Venus

Roman goddess of love, sexuality, procreation and pleasure

Venus

1969 song by the Dutch band Shocking Blue

Venus

2006 British comedy-drama film directed by Roger Michell

Venus

Town in Ellis and Johnson Counties in the U.S. state of Texas

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A night with Venus and a life with mercury." - English proverbs

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Aut patrio qualis ponit vestigia ponto Mille Venus teneris cincta Cupidinibus." - Propertius

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Love seldom haunts the breast where learning lies, And Venus sets ere Mercury can rise." - Alexander Pope

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Mars is too cold, Venus is too hot, Earth is just right." - Mars

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Nempe benigna quam mihi sorte Venus iunctam florentibus annis servat et in senium." - Statius


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