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Fortuna

(fôrto͞o`nə), in Roman religion, goddess of fortune. Worshiped under several forms, she appears to have originally been a goddess of fertility. She was later identified with Tyche, the Greek goddess of chance, and like her was represented with a ship's rudder and a cornucopia.

Fortuna

[fȯr′tü·nə]
(astronomy)
An asteroid with a diameter of about 130 miles (210 kilometers), mean distance from the sun of 2.44 astronomical units, and C-type surface composition.

Fortuna

goddess of chance. [Rom. Myth.: Kravitz, 58]
See: Chance
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One ringside judge scored it 114-113 to Easter, another saw it 114-113 for Fortuna and a third made it 115-112 for Easter -- who heard a few boos as the results were read out.
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Rajesh Kumar, Director, Fortuna Group, said, "Real estate development in India has been constrained with inadequate financing options and also high cost of funds.
Mr Fortuna said: "We promised each other we would get a tuk tuk as it would be fun.
In a statement, Fortuna said it was able to "purchase the underperforming property significantly below market value on a replacement cost and per key basis.
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Officials from Fortuna visited Glasgow this week to establish a partnership with the Ibrox club.
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