vesta

Part of speech: noun

The goddess of the hearth and the hearth - fire, and protectress of the state; in her temple in Rome the sacred fire, brought by Aeneas from Troy, was kept up and guarded day and night by the vestal virgins. Hestia.

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Usage examples "vesta":

  1. " Very well, I feel this summer; don't I, Vesta? - "Melody The Story of a Child", Laura E. Richards.
  2. Go at once, Vesta; don't lose a moment. - "Melody The Story of a Child", Laura E. Richards.
  3. In the temple of Vesta. - "Narrative and Lyric Poems (first series) for use in the Lower School", O. J. Stevenson.