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Ishtar

ancient Sumero-Babylonian goddess of love and fertility, counterpart of Phoenician Astarte (q.v.), from Akkadian Ishtar.

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Definitions of Ishtar

Ishtar (n.)
Babylonian and Assyrian goddess of love and fertility and war; counterpart to the Phoenician Astarte;
Synonyms: Mylitta
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