Definition of Ceres in English:

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Ceres

Pronunciation: /ˈsirēz/
1 Roman Mythology The goddess of grain and agriculture. Greek equivalent Demeter.
2 Astronomy The first asteroid to be discovered, found by G. Piazzi of Palermo in 1801. It is also the largest, with a diameter of 567 miles (913 km).
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