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Egeria

(ējēr`ēə), in Roman religion and mythology, goddess or nymph of fountains. Consort and adviser of King Numa, she was also identified with DianaDiana
, in Roman religion, goddess of the moon, forests, animals, and women in childbirth. She was probably originally a forest goddess and a special patroness of women.
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 and worshiped as a goddess of childbirth. The name is used as an epithet for a female adviser or companion.

Egeria

[e′gir·ē·ə]
(astronomy)
An asteroid with a diameter of about 139 miles (224 kilometers), mean distance from the sun of 2.58 astronomical units, and G-type (C-like) surface composition.

Egeria

goddess of childbirth; protectress of the unborn. [Rom. Myth.: Avery, 425–426]

Egeria

wife, instructress, and advisor of emperor Numa. [Rom. Myth.: Jobes, 491; Avery, 426]
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