Definitions

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  • proper n. A multiple star in the constellation of Orion; Delta (δ) Orionis. It is one of the three stars that form Orion's Belt.

Etymologies

From Arabic منطقة (minŧaqa) "belt". (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • She thought of calling Mintaka, but her chamber was at the other end of the ancient palace, and she dared not leave Meren.

    Warlock

  • There is a lot in this book, where any reader can get entirely lost, whether it be in the love between prince Nefer and his Mintaka, or the anxious deception concocted by Naja, or the great battles fronted by Nefer and controlled by Taita.

    2010 April 03 « The BookBanter Blog

  • She was from one of the worlds of Mintaka, and as humanoid as they came .

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • The three bright stars are Alnitak, Alnilam and Mintaka.

    Orions Belt

  • “This is the Alnitak, next is the Alnilam, and finally the prestigious Mintaka award.”

    Artemis the Brave

  • Out from the Hyades sped his hunters, and from Mintaka, and Saiph and Aldebaran, grim ships of war sped headlong between the stars in vengeful search for the small and secret ship that had dared violate their domain.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Call them Herald the Healer, or Melody of Mintaka, or Flint of Outworld—or Paul of Tarot.

    Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror: Faith Of Tarot - Piers Anthony

  • To combat this the humans have set Melody of Mintaka to work, a woman with a massive Kirlian aura rating who is able in turn to take over those infiltrators.

    Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror: Chaining the Lady - Piers Anthony

  • Red Betelgeuse, brilliant blue Rigel, Bellatrix and Saiph; Mintaka, Alnilam and Alniak in the hunter's belt.

    The Year's Best Science Fiction 23rd Annual Collection

  • Out from the Hyades sped his hunters, and from Mintaka and Saiph and Aldebaran, grim ships of war sped headlong between the stars in vengeful search for the small and secret ship that had dared violate their domain.

    Bill Crider's Pop Culture Magazine

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