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Vénus

Vénus appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Suneva, Nina is sure Russian in a Venus.
  • Sun a rude vase nut pen; Saturn is Mars, uneven if as acidic as a fine Venus: rams in rut as Neptune saved Uranus.
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Vénus is sometimes a misspelling of genius.

Definition of the noun Vénus

What does Vénus mean as a name of something?

Venus is a genus of Veneridae.

Characters

  1. Vénus a.k.a. Venus is the Roman goddess whose functions encompassed love, beauty, sex, fertility, prosperity and desire. In Roman mythology, she was the mother of the Roman people through her son, Aeneas, who survived the fall of Troy and fled to Italy. Julius Caesar claimed her as his ancestor. Venus was central to many religious festivals, and was venerated in Roman religion under numerous cult titles.
  2. Vénus a.k.a. Venus, Venus de Milo, or Mei Pieh Chi is a fictional character within the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise. Her bandana is Aqua colored and is braided in the back to resemble a ponytail. She appears in the television series Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation, as well as a few books. She is the only turtle named after a work of art, and not an artist,.
  3. Vénus a.k.a. Venus is the name of two fictional characters appearing in Marvel Comics. The first originally based on the goddess Venus from Roman and Greek mythology was retconned to actually be a siren that only resembles the goddess. The second is stated to be the true goddess, who now wishes only to be referred to by her Greek name, Aphrodite. The similarities between the two characters are a point of conflict in the comics. Venus was ranked eighth in Comics Buyer's Guide's "100 Sexiest Women in Comics" list, although this list does not specify which version of the character was chosen.
  4. Vénus a.k.a. Venus is a fictional character, opera character, book character, film character, theater character.

Writings

  1. "Vénus" a.k.a. "Venus" is a 1996 play by Suzan-Lori Parks.
    • subject: Drama
  2. "Vénus" a.k.a. "Venus" is a science fiction novel by Ben Bova, part of the Grand Tour novel series and first published in the year 2000. The story follows Van Humphries, the son of the ruthless tycoon Martin Humphries, and his experiences on Venus.
    • also known as "Venus (The Grand Tour)"
    • language: English Language
    • genres: Science Fiction, Fiction, Speculative fiction
    • subjects: Space opera, Venus
    • copyright: 2000-02
    • released in (15 years ago)

Films

  1. "Vénus" a.k.a. "Venus" is a 2006 British comedy-drama film starring Peter O'Toole, Leslie Phillips, Vanessa Redgrave and Jodie Whittaker. It is directed by Roger Michell and written by Hanif Kureishi.
  2. Vénus a.k.a. Venus is an Israeli TV mini-series directed by Gur Bentwich.
    • also known as Tropic of Venus, Besiman Venus
    • begun on (9 years ago)
    • regular cast: Yehuda Levi as Yoav Neuman
  3. "Vénus" a.k.a. "Venus" is a 2010 animated short film written by Sissel D. Thomsen and directed by Tor Fruergaard.
  4. "Vénus" a.k.a. "Venus" is a 2010 short film written and directed by Jessica Oreck.
  5. "Vénus" a.k.a. "Venus" is a 2013 short narrative film directed by Blake Bassett.
  6. "Vénus" a.k.a. "Venus" is a drama film directed by Yuzuru Hayakawa.
    • also known as Kinsei
    • country: Japan
    • language: Japanese Language
    • genre: Drama
    • rating: G
    • released on

Music

  1. "Vénus" a.k.a. "Venus" is a 1969 song by the Dutch band Shocking Blue which the group took to number one in nine countries in 1970.
  2. "Vénus" a.k.a. "Venus" is a song written by Lady Gaga with Paul "DJ White Shadow" Blair, Hugo Leclercq, Dino Zisis, Nick Monson and Sun Ra.
  3. "Vénus" a.k.a. "Venus" is a song written by Ed Marshall and Peter DeAngelis. The most successful and best-known recording of the track was done by Frankie Avalon and released in 1959.
  4. "Vénus" a.k.a. "Venus" is the first album by We Are The Fury. It was released on May 22, 2007.
  5. "Vénus" a.k.a. "Venus" is Tackey & Tsubasa's sixth single under the Avex Trax label.
  6. "Vénus" a.k.a. "Venus" is an album that won the award for International Single of the Year in the 1987 Juno Awards.
    • artist: Bananarama
    • released in (29 years ago)
    • award:
      • Juno Award for International Single of the Year nomination for Bananarama
      • Juno Award for International Single of the Year, received by Bananarama
  7. "Vénus" is a composition, cataloged instance.

People

  1. Vénus a.k.a. Angelica Costello is an American pornographic actress who was the Penthouse Pet of the Month for June 1999. She is often credited under the name Venus.
    • also known as Venus, Venus Rising, Venus Pet, Venus Knight, Crystal Craft, Angela Costello, Miss Venus
    • born on (37 years ago) in Plattsburgh
    • ethnicity: Italian people, Native Americans in the United States
    • nationality: United States of America
    • profession: Pornographic film actor, nude glamour model
    • award: - Penthouse Pet of the Month
  2. Vénus a.k.a. Venus is the daughter of Solveig Dommartin.

Groups

  1. Vénus a.k.a. Venus was a band created in 1997 by five artists hailing from Brussels, Belgium. The original goal of the band was to create an original sound that expressed different emotions through several instruments including guitar, violin, double bass, organ, percussion, synth, and a host of others. Also using the scenography talents of former member Patric Carpentier to create visual emotion through their live performances. Although not well known in the United States they have had success with releases Beautiful Days and Wanda Wultz from their Capitol record label release in 2003, Vertigone. The single Beautiful Days was also a track featured in the film Immortel, which is based on the popular futuristic and Ancient Egyptian styled Enki Bilal comic series. The band's name is in reference and inspired from the Velvet Underground track, Venus in furs.
  2. Vénus a.k.a. Vênus were a Brazilian heavy metal group from Teresina, active during the 1980s. They were the first band from the Brazilian Northeast to record a heavy metal album and were very influential on the local music scene.
  3. Vénus a.k.a. Venus is a musical group.
    • albums: "Való Világ 3", "A világ közepén", "Egy új érzés"
  4. Vénus a.k.a. VENUS is a musical group.

Places

  1. Vénus a.k.a. Venus is a town in Ellis and Johnson Counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 2,960 in 2010.
  2. Vénus a.k.a. Venus is an unincorporated community in southeastern Highlands County, Florida, United States.
  3. Vénus a.k.a. Venus is a Venue in Manchester.
    • also known as Venus Nightclub Manchester, Venus Manchester
  4. Vénus a.k.a. VENUS is an Aviation waypoint.

Miscellanea

  1. Vénus a.k.a. Venus is a super yacht designed by Philippe Starck's design company Ubik and built by Feadship for the entrepreneur Steve Jobs. However, Jobs died in October 2011, the yacht was unveiled a year later at a cost of more than €100 million.
  2. Vénus a.k.a. Venus is the name of Sirius XM Radio's Rhythmic Top 40 channel. The service dubuted on July 17, 2014.
  3. Vénus a.k.a. Venus is a twelve-story-high mural painting by Knox Martin on the south side of Bayview Correctional Facility at 19th Street and Eleventh Avenue in Manhattan, New York City.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Vénus

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Google previewEntertaining Lisbon (2016)

Music, Theater, and Modern Life in the Late 19th Century by Joao Silva

Vénus is a Portuguese version of Frau Venus, a German play by Oscar Blumenthal and Ernst Pasqué that premièred in the Teatro de D. Amélia in 1905. The adaptation was made by Acácio Antunes and Augusto Machado.138 Programs, ...

Google previewLonely Planet South Pacific (2016)

by Lonely Planet, Charles Rawlings-Way, Brett Atkinson, Jean-Bernard Carillet, Paul Harding, Craig McLachlan, Tamara Sheward

Today Pointe Vénus is a popular beach stop. There are shady trees, a stretch of lawn, a blacksand beach, a couple of souvenir shops and an impressive lighthouse (1867). NATURAL SITE Arahoho Blowhole ( MAP GOOGLE MAP ; PK22) ...

Google previewAndrogyny in Modern Literature (2004)

by T. Hargreaves

Monsieur Vénus is a narrative that continuously gestures to a series of sexual, gender and erotic transformations, but does so indecisively, since transgression is, in the end, rewarded by alienation. Describing the fate of the androgyne in the ...

Google previewDirt for Art's Sake (2012)

Books on Trial from "Madame Bovary" to "Lolita" by Elisabeth Ladenson

As its title suggests, Monsieur Vénus is a gender-bending novel. It was published in 1884, written by the twenty-four-year-old Marguerite Eymery under the pseudonym Rachilde. The novel, which was found guilty as charged (“offenses against ...

Google previewParis (2011)

Life & Luxury in the Eighteenth Century by Charissa Bremer-David

La Toilette de Vénus is a genre painting elevated to the status of history painting; like the contemporary toilette scenes discussed above, it exudes abundance, luxury, and exoticism ...

Google previewDictionary-catalogue of Operas and Operettas which Have Been Performed on the Public Stage: Libretti (1910)

Vénus. (Otherwise: Fêtes ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Books Relating to America, from Its Discovery to the Present Time (1873)

Du Moulin to Franklin

Du PETIT-THOUARS Voyage autour du monde sur la frégate la Vénus, pendant les années 1836—1839 publié par ordre du roi, sous les auspices du ministre de la marine, par M. Abel du Petit-Thouars, capitaine de ...

Google previewA Catalogue of Books, the property of the author of the Commercial Dictionary [i.e. J. R. MacCulloch]. [With a portrait.] (1856)

VENUS : Mémoire sur Vénus, ses Attributs, son Culte, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Sciences (2012)

by Hanneke J.G. Baretta-Bekker, Egbert K. Duursma, Bouwe R. Kuipers

Vénus Expedition (1836–1839) ...

Google previewThe New Biographical Dictionary of Film (2014)

Sixth Edition by David Thomson

In this area, La Roue, Un Grand Amour de Beethoven, and La Vénus Aveugle are truly impressive. They dealwith emotional ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of NATO and Other International Security Organizations (2008)

by Marco Rimanelli

Ni Mars, ni Vénus, mais une Puissance “Tranquille” Partenaire de s0n Allié Américaine. Collection of Military Researchers, no. 5; Paris: Editions des Riaux, September 2004.Nicolson, Harold. Diplomacy. London: Oxford University Press, 1960.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Caves and Karst Science (2004)

by John Gunn

de Vénus, Coufin upper level). The Messinian fall in the base level ( 110 m below the present sea level in the Rh6ne valley) occurred during the main Rhodanian uplift (c. 5—6 million years ago). It caused valley entrenchment and ...

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Quotes about Vénus

VENUS, take my votive glass:
Since I am not what I was,
What from this day I shall be,
Venus, let me never see. (Matthew Prior)
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