Hesperia

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Hesperia f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Hesperiidae – the branded skippers.

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From Latin Hesperia, from Ancient Greek Ἑσπερία (Hespería)

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Hesperia

  1. Literally "western land", a term poetically applied by Ancient Greeks to Italy and by Romans to the Iberian Peninsula and Western Africa.
  2. (Greek mythology) One of the Hesperides.
  3. (astronomy) 69 Hesperia, a main belt asteroid.
  4. A city in southern California.
  5. A village in Michigan.

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