American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The satellite of Jupiter that is third in distance from the planet.
- Latin Amalthēa, nymph who nursed the infant Jupiter with goat's milk, from Greek Amaltheia. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The Amalthea was the latest ship to attempt to break Israels's naval blockade of Gaza, but headed for Egypt after the Israeli navy threatened to arrest it.”
“There are other moons around other planets where this is thought to have been the case too, such as Amalthea around Jupiter.”
“AFP - Crates of cooking oil are loaded on to the cargo ship 'Amalthea' at Lavrio port, southeast of …”
“Amalthea' at the Lavrio port, about 60 kilometers (37miles) southeast of Athens on July 9,”
“AFP/LOUISA GOULIAMAKI L '"Amalthea" charge de l'huile alimentaire à Athènes, le 9 juillet, avant de prendre la route de cargo d'aide libyen, affrété par la Fondation Kadhafi pour”
“Crates of cooking oil are loaded on to the cargo ship "Amalthea" at the Lavrio port, about 60 kilometresoutheast of Athens on July 9, 2010, before the boat departs en route to Gaza in defiance of a naval blockade on the territory.”
“A sacred goat, called Amalthea, supplied the place of his mother, by providing him with milk; nymphs, called Melissae, fed him with honey, and eagles and doves brought him nectar and ambrosia. [”
“Amalthea bows in the back of her stall, crossing her forelegs.”
“The Gadhafi International Charity and Development Foundation, which is organizing the mission, said the Moldovan-flagged Amalthea, left Greece on Saturday carrying 2,000 tons of food and medical supplies.”
“Meanwhile, the Israeli navy said it had made contact with the Amalthea, a ship carrying 2,000 tonnes of supplies and 15 activists which had threatened to break the sea blockade of Gaza.”
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