from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A goddess or female spirit representing the earth as the giver of life; a fertility goddess.
  • n. A woman combining maternal and sensual qualities.

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  • n. the earth conceived of as the female principle of fertility


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  • In Bus Stop, with its covertly homosexual patterns, she played a parody earth mother to Don Murray’s innocent stud.

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