Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A female deity of the ocean; a marine goddess.

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Examples

  • Lord, in the water she was a mermaid, a sea-goddess.

    THE PRINCESS

  • Lightly now shall I feel the grief of the sea-goddess, for her son too must die.

    Rhesus

  • The best of rights hast thou, seeing it is my child thou wilt wed, O son of the sea-goddess, whom Nereus begat.

    Iphigenia at Aulis

  • The best of rights hast thou, seeing it is my child thou wilt wed, O son of the sea-goddess, whom Nereus begat.

    Iphigenia at Aulis

  • Lightly now shall I feel the grief of the sea-goddess, for her son too must die.

    Rhesus

  • Wilt thou leave these hallowed precincts of the sea-goddess?

    Andromache

  • Leave then this home of sacrifice, the shrine of our sea-goddess.

    Andromache

  • Wilt thou leave these hallowed precincts of the sea-goddess?

    Andromache

  • Leave then this home of sacrifice, the shrine of our sea-goddess.

    Andromache

  • Neptune overtakes him with a terrible tempest, in which he is shipwrecked, and in the last danger of death; till Lencothea, a sea-goddess, assists him, and, after innumerable perils, he gets ashore on Phaeacia.

    The Odyssey of Homer

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