Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: pallas
IPA transcription: [p'æləs]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Pallas
    Meaning: a large asteroid; the second asteroid to be discovered
  • Synonyms: Athena, Athene, Pallas, Pallas_Athena, Pallas_Athene
    Meaning: (Greek mythology) goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfare; guardian of Athens; identified with Roman Minerva
Usage examples
  • This was called Pallas.
  • In two years another was seen, in the course of charting the region of the heavens traversed by Ceres and Pallas.
  • Ceres was discovered on the 1st of January, 1801, by Piazzi; Pallas in March, 1802, by Olbers; Juno in 1804, by Harding; and Vesta in 1807, by Olbers.
  • And Aithra smiled, and said, 'Take, then, the sword and the sandals, and go to AEgeus, king of Athens, who lives on Pallas' hill; and say to him, "The stone is lifted, but whose is the pledge beneath it?"