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  • adjective Of or relating to Juno

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Examples

  • For the epithet Junonian bestowed on Janus points to a marriage union between the two deities; and according to one account Janus was the husband of the water-nymph Juturna, who according to others was beloved by Jupiter.

    Chapter 16. Dianus and Diana

  • For the epithet Junonian bestowed on Janus points to a marriage union between the two deities; and according to one account Janus was the husband of the water-nymph Juturna, who according to others was beloved by Jupiter.

    The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion

  • For the epithet Junonian bestowed on Janus points to a marriage union between the two deities; and according to one account

    The Golden Bough

  • "To think," the lieutenant went on, "of that Junonian figure, those lustrous orbs, that golden coronal, that flower of Northern civilization, being wasted on these barbarians!"

    The Wife of his Youth and Other Stories of the Color Line, and Selected Essays

  • Junonian type she turned towards Venus rather than Minerva; in spite of being a mathematician.

    Mrs. Warren's Daughter A Story of the Woman's Movement

  • To Colville, whom her girlish slimness in her ball costume had puzzled after his original impressions of Junonian abundance, she did not so much dwindle as seem to vanish from the proportions his visions had assigned her that first night when he saw her standing before the mirror.

    Indian Summer

  • As here and there a lamp swayed, he occasionally caught sight of a Junonian brunette, then of a smooth-shaven, melancholy man.

    Là-bas

  • The Junonian attitude of Madonna, the senatorial dignity of Simeon, the ponderous folding of the drapery, and the massive carriage of the neck throughout, denote an effort to revivify an antique manner.

    Renaissance in Italy Volume 3 The Fine Arts

  • Somewhat like Madeira, it has a longitudinal spine of mountains, generically called Las Cañádas; but, whilst the volcanic ridge of the Isle of Wood runs in a latitudinal line, the Junonian

    To the Gold Coast for Gold A Personal Narrative in Two Volumes.—Volume I

  • Yet he is tall and straight, has fine muscular proportions, and passes the house with a taught, Junonian step.

    Margaret

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