Definitions for uraniayʊˈreɪ ni ə, -ˈreɪn yə
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
U•ra•ni•ayʊˈreɪ ni ə, -ˈreɪn yə(n.)
the Muse of astronomy.
(Greek mythology) the Muse of astronomy
goddess of love; counterpart of Greek Aphrodite
The Muse of astronomy.
Any of several impure mixtures of uranium oxides
Origin: From Οὐρανία.
one of the nine Muses, daughter of Zeus by Mnemosyne, and patron of astronomy
a genus of large, brilliantly colored moths native of the West Indies and South America. Their bright colored and tailed hind wings and their diurnal flight cause them to closely resemble butterflies
Urania was, in Greek mythology, the muse of astronomy and a daughter of Zeus by Mnemosyne and also a great granddaughter of Uranus. Some accounts list her as the mother of the musician Linus by Apollo, and Hymenaeus also is said to have been a son of Urania. She is often associated with Universal Love and the Holy Spirit. Eldest of the divine sisters, Urania inherited Zeus' majesty and power and the beauty and grace of her mother Mnemosyne.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the muse of astronomy, is represented with a globe in her hand, to which she points with a small rod.
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