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 (prō-sûr′pə-nə) also Pro·ser·pi·ne (prō-sûr′pə-nē, prŏs′ər-pīn′)
n. Roman Mythology
The daughter of Ceres who became the goddess of the underworld when Pluto carried her away and made her his wife.


(Classical Myth & Legend) the Roman goddess of the underworld. Greek counterpart: Persephone


(pərˈsɛf ə ni)

an ancient Greek goddess, the daughter of Zeus and Demeter, abducted by Hades to be queen of the underworld.
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Noun1.Proserpina - goddess of the underworldProserpina - goddess of the underworld; counterpart of Greek Persephone
References in classic literature ?
Do not speak so harshly of poor King Pluto," said Prosperina, kissing her mother.
Into the Pit | Where: The Pit, from noon With Chris Noir, Jets to Zurich, Windshake, False Idols, Fullr, Two Lane Black Top, False Hope For The Savage, The Echo and The Always, Weird Naked Indian, The Marks Cartel, Suns of Thunder and Prosperina.
The hype leading up to the completion of luxury condominium complex Oceana Bal Harbour will culminate with a formal reveal of its art collection, featuring two multimillion dollar sculptures by Jeff Koons, "Pluto and Prosperina," (2010-13) and "Ballerina" (2010-15), in a central courtyard, and paintings by Taryn Simon and Callum Innes in the lobby.
Ejemplos sobresalientes como los de las mencionadas lonko Juana Cuante y la directora de Conadi y exconsejera indigena Claudia Pailalef, asi como los de la concejala Prosperina Queupuan y de la machi Millaray Huichalaf, dejan una fuerte impresion tanto dentro del mundo williche como en el mundo "winka" (23).