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Amphitrite(ămfĭtrī`tē), in Greek mythology, queen of the sea; daughter of Nereus. She was the wife of Poseidon and mother of Triton.
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An asteroid with a diameter of about 120 miles (200 kilometers), mean distance from the sun of 2.554 astronomical units, and S-type surface composition.
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queen of the sea; Poseidon’s wife. [Gk. Myth.: NCE, 94]
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