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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (Roman mythology) goddess of the earth.

Usage examples (36)
  • The Weinman closed in 2007 and its exhibits were absorbed into the Tellus, which is named for the Roman goddess of the Earth.
  • The programme also enabled the Company to test coincident targets identified from previous third party prospecting and from "Tellus" data.
  • "We have no record of any planet named 'Tellus'; nor of any such ship as yours.
  • "And I suppose you want me to blast back to Tellus?" for more
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