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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun (Babylonian and Assyrian Mythology) The goddess of love and fertility and war; also called Ishtar; the counterpart of Ashtoreth and Astarte.

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  • noun Babylonian and Assyrian goddess of love and fertility and war; counterpart to the Phoenician Astarte

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Examples

  • Thus at Babylon every woman, whether rich or poor, had once in her life to submit to the embraces of a stranger at the temple of Mylitta, that is, of Ishtar or Astarte, and to dedicate to the goddess the wages earned by this sanctified harlotry.

    Chapter 31. Adonis in Cyprus

  • Thus at Babylon every woman, whether rich or poor, had once in her life to submit to the embraces of a stranger at the temple of Mylitta, that is, of Ishtar or Astarte, and to dedicate to the goddess the wages earned by this sanctified harlotry.

    The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion

  • Thus at Babylon every woman, whether rich or poor, had once in her life to submit to the embraces of a stranger at the temple of Mylitta, that is, of Ishtar or Astarte, and to dedicate to the goddess the wages earned by this sanctified harlotry.

    The Golden Bough

  • The Babylonians worshipped Ashtoreth as Mylitta, that is, generative.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Thus at Babylon every woman, whether rich or poor, had once in her life to submit to the embraces of a stranger at the temple of Mylitta, that is, of Ishtar or Astarte, and to dedicate to the goddess the wages earned by this sanctified harlotry.

    The Golden Bough : a study of magic and religion

  • ZARRELLA: Mylitta now needs a sitter in the mornings to care for Joseph until his bus comes to pick him up.

    CNN Transcript Aug 13, 2008

  • ZARRELLA: Mylitta knows hers is an extreme situation.

    CNN Transcript Aug 13, 2008

  • ZARRELLA: Mylitta now needs a sitter in the mornings to care for Joseph until his bus comes to pick him up.

    CNN Transcript Aug 13, 2008

  • In another phase she was Venus Mylitta = the Procreatrix, in Chaldaic

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • ZARRELLA: Mylitta knows hers is an extreme situation.

    CNN Transcript Aug 13, 2008

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