Definition of Atlantides

1. Noun. (Greek mythology) group of 3 to 7 nymphs who guarded the golden apples that Gaea gave as a wedding gift to Hera.

Exact synonyms: Hesperides
Category relationships: Greek Mythology
Generic synonyms: Nymph

Definition of Atlantides

1. n. pl. The Pleiades or seven stars, fabled to have been the daughters of Atlas.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Atlantides

Atlantic provinces
Atlantic puffin
Atlantic ridley
Atlantic sailfish
Atlantic salmon
Atlantic salmons
Atlantic sea bream
Atlantic spiny dogfish
Atlantic tomcod
Atlantic tripletail
Atlantic walrus
Atlantic white cedar
Atlas Mountains
Atlas cedar
Atlas lion
Atlas moth
Atlas moths
Atomic Age
Atomic Energy Commission

Literary usage of Atlantides

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1. Saturn and Its System: Containing Discussions of the Motions (real and by Richard Anthony Proctor (1865)
"... them do not even approximately correspond, Bailly was disposed to ascribe the invention of the system to an extinct race, whom he called the atlantides. ..."

2. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau (1906)
"The imagination still clings to the faintest tradition of THE atlantides The smothered streams of love, which flow More bright than Phlegethon, more low, ..."

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