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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- Any of the nine sister goddesses in Greek mythology presiding over song and poetry and the arts and sciences.

Usage examples (32)
  • Did I tell you of her before, and how she is the niece of Lord Cork, and poetess by grace of certain Irish Muses?
  • The Muses were the daughters of Zeus (Jove or Jupiter), and
  • Muses, that is to say, the nine noble and royal disciplines.
  • The Muses were the daughters of Jupiter and Mnemosyne (Memory). for more
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