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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Zeus  \Zeus\,  n.  (Gr.  Myth.) 
  The  chief  deity  of  the  Greeks,  and  ruler  of  the  upper  world 
  (cf.  {Hades}).  He  was  identified  with  Jupiter. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Zeus 
  n  1:  the  supreme  god  of  ancient  mythology;  son  of  Rhea  and  Cronus 
  whom  he  dethroned  and  husband  and  sister  of  Hera; 
  brother  of  Poseidon  and  Hades;  father  of  many  gods  [syn: 
  {Zeus}] 
  2:  type  genus  of  the  family  Zeidae  [syn:  {Zeus},  {genus  Zeus}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Zeus 
 
  {Berkeley  Yacc} 
 
 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  ZEUS,  n.  The  chief  of  Grecian  gods,  adored  by  the  Romans  as  Jupiter 
  and  by  the  modern  Americans  as  God,  Gold,  Mob  and  Dog.  Some  explorers 
  who  have  touched  upon  the  shores  of  America,  and  one  who  professes  to 
  have  penetrated  a  considerable  distance  to  the  interior,  have  thought 
  that  these  four  names  stand  for  as  many  distinct  deities,  but  in  his 
  monumental  work  on  Surviving  Faiths,  Frumpp  insists  that  the  natives 
  are  monotheists,  each  having  no  other  god  than  himself,  whom  he 
  worships  under  many  sacred  names 
 
 




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