Definitions

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

  • noun (Greek Myth.) The deity who assigns to every man his lot.

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  • The Greek word moira μοῖρα literally means a part or portion, and by extension one's portion in life or destiny.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • The Greek word moira μοῖρα literally means a part or portion, and by extension one's portion in life or destiny.

    Moira

  • Again, in the ancient Greek mythology, "moira" or fate of man never went unmet when he acted out of caprice or pride.

    Ottawa Sun

  • Again, in the ancient Greek mythology, "moira" or fate of man never went unmet when he acted out of caprice or pride.

    Ottawa Sun

  • Yes | No | Report from paulhar69 wrote 9 weeks 6 hours ago in the local paper it stated that the moira man was throwing wood in a bucket behind his house alone.

    10-Point Buck Attacks Upstate New York Man

  • Yes | No | Report from paulhar69 wrote 9 weeks 6 hours ago in the local paper it stated that the moira man was throwing wood in a bucket behind his house alone.

    10-Point Buck Attacks Upstate New York Man

  • The feeling that "this should not have happened", that it is against the divine/social/familial/natural order, sits at the heart of tragedy, in the concepts of miasma, moira & pathos, or hubris, ate & nemesis.

    Strange Fiction 4

  • On screen is dr. moira mctaggart and a braindead person.

    Filmstalker: X-Men the real ending

  • He has indeed transferred to this body somehow and communicates with moira.

    Filmstalker: X-Men the real ending

  • The feeling that "this should not have happened", that it is against the divine/social/familial/natural order, sits at the heart of tragedy, in the concepts of miasma, moira & pathos, or hubris, ate & nemesis.

    Archive 2006-07-01

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