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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ceres  \Ce"res\,  n.  [L.,  Ceres,  also  corn,  grain,  akin  to  E. 
  create.] 
  1.  (Class.  Myth.)  The  daughter  of  Saturn  and  Ops  or  Rhea,  the 
  goddess  of  corn  and  tillage. 
 
  2.  (Actron.)  The  first  discovered  asteroid. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Ceres 
  n  1:  (Roman  mythology)  goddess  of  agriculture;  counterpart  of 
  Greek  Demeter  [syn:  {Ceres}] 
  2:  the  largest  asteroid  and  the  first  discovered  [syn:  {Ceres}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Ceres,  CA  (city,  FIPS  12524) 
  Location:  37.59935  N,  120.95623  W 
  Population  (1990):  26314  (9075  housing  units) 
  Area:  14.4  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  95307 
  Ceres,  NY 
  Zip  code(s):  14721 
  Ceres,  VA 
  Zip  code(s):  24318 




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