American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Mythology The mother of the Irish gods and the goddess of death.
- n. Celtic goddess who was the mother of the Tuatha De Danann; identified with the Welsh Don
“I listen to a wide range of music, but I particularly like some lesser-known Irish bands - groups such as Evergreen or Danu.”
“The head of the Sisters of High Danu seemed as eternal as the ancient standing stones guarding a nearby clifftop meadow.”
“The head of the sisters of High Danu said it was useless spinning what-ifs in your head.”
“Kate Friend for The Wall Street Journal Ulu Danu, one of the island's more revered "water temples," may be the perfect place to placate the gods of caffeine and calm down after too much robusta.”
“The Children of Danu were the powers of life, the powers worshipped in the ecstatic dances among the woods and upon the mountains, and they had the flamelike changeability of life, and were the makers of all changes.”
“The people of the North are thought to know more about the supernatural than anybody else, and one remembers that the good gods of the Celts, the children of Danu, and the evil gods of the Celts, the Fomor, came from the North in certain legends.”
“People ‘away’, like people taken by ‘the others’ from their death-beds, are confounded with the immortals, the true children of Danu, or the Dundonians, as I have heard them called in Clare.”
“Ask for them by name: The Dagda, Morrigan, Aine, Danu.”
“Why not put your parenting issues before Danu and Bile, your mercantile concerns before Queen Brighid the Bright and Cernunnos?”
“Goddess drawing of the day: Danu | the blog of author, illustrator and designer Kris Waldherr”
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