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Definition of the noun Adonia

What does Adonia mean as a name of something?

Adonia is a genus of Coccinellidae, described by Mulsant in 1846.

Adonia is a genus of Diptera, described by Giebel in 1856.

Adonia is a genus.

    Explanation

    Adonia or Feast of Adonis was an ancient festival mourning the death of Adonis. The date is uncertain, but may have been early Spring, or summer. It was a private, rather than a state festival, and was celebrated by women exclusively.

    Phrases with Adonia

    Phrases ending with the word Adonia:

    1. Genus Adonia
    2. Osmodes Adonia
    3. Euthalia Adonia
    4. Osmodes Adon Adonia
    5. Euthalia Adonia Adonia
    6. Species Osmodes Adonia
    7. Species Euthalia Adonia
    8. Subspecies Euthalia Adonia Adonia

    Other phrases containing the word Adonia:

    1. Euthalia Adonia Pura
    2. Euthalia Adonia Beata
    3. Euthalia Adonia Montana
    4. Euthalia Adonia Kangeana
    5. Euthalia Adonia Pinwilli
    6. Euthalia Adonia Princesa
    7. Euthalia Adonia Sapitana
    8. Euthalia Adonia Baliensis
    9. Euthalia Adonia Sumatrana
    10. Subspecies Euthalia Adonia Pura

    Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Adonia

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    Google previewA Companion to Euripides (2017)

    by Laura K. McClure

    Even though the Adonia is a different ritual in honor of a different divinity, it is nevertheless described in ways that evoke descriptions of ecstatic Dionysiac worship. The tendency to associate foreign, female ritual activities with sex in the cases ...

    Google previewAdonia 2015

    by Ian Parkinson, Richard Williams

    Adonia is the smallest of the P&O line: 710 passengers in total. There is only one main restaurant, no theatre, just a show lounge, and no “night club” area. There is one swimming pool and no promenade deck as such (there is a running track ...

    Google previewThe Daēva Cult in the Gāthās (2015)

    An Ideological Archaeology of Zoroastrianism by Amir Ahmadi

    the Adonia is a specific usage made of the 'code' of the 'Greek religious system';, ...

    Google previewJesus in Genesis (2007)

    by Donald Louis Giddens

    Adonia means Lord (JHWH*). The next use of the word is in Genesis 174 aDONE Lord (JHWH*), master similar to Adonai. Next use of the word aDONE Genesis 44.7. Lord*- JHWH. Jewish scribes started writing Lord or Adonay about 300 ...

    Google previewBurke and the Bedouin (2015)

    by Tom Williams

    'The Adonia is a pink. We draw hardly any water so we can nip in and out of any bay on this coast. You'll see.' The captain clapped him heartily on the back, which sent William rushing for the side again. By the next day, William's queasiness ...

    Google previewThe Continuum Encyclopedia of Symbols (2000)

    by Udo Becker

    Adonia - Privately held mourning ceremonies in honor of ADONIS that were celebrated at various times in the Orient ...

    Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc (1816)

    Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference

    The Adonia, were observed with great folemnity by most nations; Greeks, Phoenicians, Lycians, Syrians, Egyptians, &c. From Syria, they are supposed to have passed into India. They were still observed at Alexandria in the time of St Cyril; and ...

    Google previewManual of the International Order of Twelve of Knights and Daughters of Tabor, Containing General Laws, Regulations, Ceremonies, Drill, and a Taborian Lexicon (1891)

    by International Order of Twelve of Knights and Daughters of Tabor, Moses Dickson

    Adonia — The Jews did not believe it right to pronounce the true name of God. Joseph us, the Jewish...

    In reading, whenever the word Jehovah occurred, they abstained from pronouncing it, and used the word Adonia instead. The definition ...

    Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

    Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

    ADONIA, feasts of antiquity, in honour of Venus, and in memory of Adonis; first celebrated at Byblos, in Phoenicia. They were observed with great solemnity by most nations ; Greeks, Lycians, Syrians, Egyptians, &c. ; and from Syria, they are ...

    Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana: Miscellaneous and lexicographical (1845)

    by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

    ADONIA, feasts of antiquity, in honour of Venus, and in memory of Adonis; first celebrated at Byblos, in Phoenicia. They were observed with great solemnity by most nations; Greeks, Lycians, Syrians, Egyptians, &c.; and from Syria, they are ...

    Google previewEncyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge, ed. by E. Smedley, Hugh J. Rose and Henry J. Rose. [With] Plates (1845)

    by Edward Smedley

    ADONIA, feasts of antiquity, in honour of Venus, and in memory of Adonis ; first celebrated at Byblos, in Phoenicia. They were observed with great solemnity by most nations ; Greeks, Lycians, Syrians, Egyptians, &c. ; and from Syria, they are ...

    Google previewThe new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences (1807)

    by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

    The Adonia were observed with great solemnity by most nations ; Greeks, Phœnicians, Lyciaus, Syrians, Egyptians, &c. From Syria, they are supposed to have palled into India. They •were still observed at Alexandria in the time of St Cyril ; and ...

    Google previewEncyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology (1990)

    Volume 23 - Supplement 8: Approximation: Optimization, and Computing to Visual Thinking by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

    ADONIA [85] is an expert system of assistance for management of data analysis. The system uses an already existing library of statistical programs written in FORTRAN and is founded on a knowledge base which includes the methods of use ...

    Google previewEncyclopædia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... (1845)

    Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

    ADONIA, feasts of antiquity, in honour of Venus, and in memory 6f Adonis ; first celebrated at Byblos , in Phoenicia. They were observed with great solemnity by most nations ; Greeks , ...

    Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

    Miscellaneous and lexicographical, vol. 1

    ADONIA, feasts of antiquity, in honour of Venus, and in memory of Adonis; first celebrated at Byblos, in Phoenicia. They were observed with great solemnity by most nations; Greeks ...

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    Scrabble value of A1D2O1N1I1A1

    The value of this 6-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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