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Venusberg

Syllabification: Ve·nus·berg
Pronunciation: /ˈvēnəsˌbərɡ
 
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Definition of Venusberg in English:

noun

(In German legend) the court of Venus.
Example sentences
  • This could also be said of Cranach's Melancholia paintings, whose background scenes use an erotically inflected language of witchcraft, combined with the folkloric traditions of the Wild Hunt and the Venusberg.

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