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Terra

See also: Tèrra and terra

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Terra (goddess of the earth; the Earth itself)

Proper nounEdit

Terra

  1. (Roman mythology) The Roman earth goddess, equivalent in the interpretatio graeca to Gaea.
  2. (astronomy) The planet Earth.
  3. A female given name.

Usage notesEdit

The usage of Terra as a name for the planet Earth is particularly common among English-language science fiction writers.[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Oxford English Dictionary, 1st ed. "terra, n." Oxford University Press (Oxford), 1911.

AnagramsEdit


CatalanEdit

Proper nounEdit

Terra f

  1. Earth

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GalicianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Terra f

  1. Earth

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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛrra/, [ˈt̪ɛr.ra]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: tèr‧ra
  • Homophone: terra

Proper nounEdit

la Terra f

  1. Earth

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From terra (earth), to distinguish the goddess or planet from its other senses.

Proper nounEdit

Terra f (genitive Terrae); first declension

  1. (Roman mythology) The Roman earth goddess, equivalent in the interpretatio graeca to Gaea.
  2. (New Latin) The planet Earth.

PortugueseEdit

Terra

EtymologyEdit

From Latin terra.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Terra f

  1. Earth

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