Demeter

[ US /dɪˈmitɝ/ ]
NOUN
  1. (Greek mythology) goddess of fertility and protector of marriage in ancient mythology; counterpart of Roman Ceres
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How To Use Demeter In A Sentence

  • Other sanctuaries of Demeter in Greece were located at some distance from town centres.
  • Now the Demeter was his, more beautiful than ever - new -running rig, new sail, new yellow pine hull. AMAGANSETT
  • What distinguishes a Demeter certified Biodynamic farm from a certified organic farm is that, in its entirety, a Demeter Biodynamic farm is managed as a living organism. WBW #29: Shinn Estate Vineyards 2004 Cabernet Franc (North Fork)
  • It is part of the attire of a Bosporan priestess to Demeter, goddess of fertility.
  • A variation on this arrangement was prevalent in the western coastal colonies, but in these and other coastal cities Demeter's extramural sanctuaries usually faced not the sea, but the interior.
  • Demeter loved the mortals doggishly but she loved her daughter like a crazy person, from the secret time of her birth on. Persephone
  • It turns out that the schooner is Russian from Varna, and is called the Demeter. Dracula
  • The play begins with Adrastus and the Argive mothers seeking help from Aithra and her son Theseus within the Temple of Demeter. Capsule Summaries of the Great Books of the Western World
  • After spending some time about the pool where it was believed Demeter had once sat sorrowing for her daughter, those seeking full initiation then entered the inner courtyard.
  • As expected, the door opened to reveal Aunt Demeter's porcelain, rose-accented features and sable hair.
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