Definitions for ISHTARˈɪʃ tɑr

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Ish•tarˈɪʃ tɑr(n.)

  1. the Assyrian and Babylonian goddess of love and war, identified with the Phoenician Astarte and the Semitic Ashtoreth.

    Category: Eastern Religions

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ishtar, Mylitta(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. Ishtar(ProperNoun)

    A goddess of fertility, love, sex and war. In the Babylonian pantheon, she was the divine personification of the planet Venus. Assyrian and Babylonian counterpart to the Sumerian Inanna and to the cognate northwest Semitic goddess Astarte.

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  1. Ishtar

    Ishtar is the East Semitic Akkadian, Assyrian and Babylonian goddess of fertility, love, war, and sex. She is the counterpart to the Sumerian Inanna, and is the cognate for the Northwest Semitic Aramean goddess Astarte.

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