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  • n. The personification of Earth and its biosphere; Mother Nature. Based upon either goddesses of the earth and nature, Gaia, Rhea &/or Demeter.
  • n. The goddess of earth in various cultures.


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  • Oh, the ground might crumble underneath our boots as we climb a steep hill on adobe soil, or the passage of a summer's cloudburst might carve a deep gully through it, and we have the occasional landslide, but on the whole, our experience is that, at depth, Mother Earth stays put.

    Fault Line

  • One floating radicle with its pent-up energy, having after weeks of drifting and swaying this way and that to the slightest current and ripple, grapples Mother Earth and makes a law to the ocean.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • The bosom of a Mother Earth goddess, sixty inches round yet discernibly cloven, matched in girth immense hips.

    A Guilty Thing Surprised

  • He learned them very quickly – so quickly, that in a little while the simple copy-book that Mother Earth obliged us with, was covered in all directions with "J, O, H, N – John."

    John Halifax, Gentleman

  • Wiccans worship the sacred as immanent in Nature, often personified as Mother Earth and Father Sky.



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