Egeria

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Egeria astronomical symbol

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Latin Egeria.

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Egeria

  1. (Roman mythology) A nymph or minor goddess from Roman mythology.
  2. (astronomy) Short for 13 Egeria, a main belt asteroid.

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Egeria

  1. A patroness.
    • 1926, Ford Madox Ford, A Man Could Stand Up—, Penguin 2012 (Parade's End), p. 509:
      And she was being disrespectful and patronising to Lady Macmaster, Egeria to innumerable Scottish Men of Letters!
    • 1932, Duff Cooper, Talleyrand, Folio Society 2010, p. 74:
      Talleyrand informed Madame de Staël of the expected visit, and she, who had already pictured herself as the Egeria of the young genius upon whom the eyes of France were fastened, was waiting in the anteroom on the following morning.