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Hera Line breaks: Hera
Pronunciation: /ˈhɪərə/
Greek Mythology

Definition of Hera in English:

A powerful goddess, the wife and sister of Zeus and the daughter of Cronus and Rhea. She was worshipped as the queen of heaven and as a marriage goddess. Roman equivalent Juno.

Origin

From Greek Hēra 'lady', feminine of hērōs 'hero', perhaps used as a title.

Words that rhyme with Hera

Altamira, chimera, clearer, Elvira, era, hearer, hetaera, interferer, lempira, lira, lire, Madeira, Megaera, monstera, rangatira, rearer, scorzonera, sera, shearer, smearer, sneerer, steerer, Thera, Utsire, Vera

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