[ US /ˈɪʃtɑɹ/ ]
  1. Babylonian and Assyrian goddess of love and fertility and war; counterpart to the Phoenician Astarte
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How To Use Ishtar In A Sentence

  • Ishtar soon became pregnant and claimed that it was the rays of the sun-god Baal that caused her to conceive.
  • The Moon rose to meet his daughter, the star Ishtar, and the Queen unbarred the door to the tower.
  • Every year, the first Sunday after the first full moon after the spring equinox became known as Ishtar's Sunday, and was celebrated by rabbits and eggs, and a pig must be eaten that day. The Union Democrat, Sonora, CA News, Sports, & Weather
  • Aphrodite was originally an old - Asian goddess, similar to the Mesopotamian Ishtar and the Syro - Palestinian goddess Ashtart.
  • Iraqi officials said car bombs were detonated outside the Babylon, Ishtar Sheraton, and al-Hamra hotels.
  • The general commended his soul to Ishtar and sounded the golden oliphant. Wings in the Night
  • She could feel the presence of Ishtar welling within her and knew that the Goddess was speaking through her.
  • The crescent of the New Moon glowed in the indigo heavens, and to his left, Venus, the Evening Star of Ishtar kept him company.
  • The road names reflect Pakistan's history: the generously wide Shahrah-e-Faisal named after the Saudi ruler who came here for shikar; roads named for Iqbal, Nishtar, Ispahani.
  • Ea tries to rescue Ishtar from the underworld by sending a servant and is partially successful (Dalley 1989: 158). The Vivisection of Bone, Part 2: Mytho-Bone-esis
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