Ashtoreth

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Ash·to·reth

 (ăsh′tə-rĕth′)
n. pl. Ash·ta·roth (-rōth′)

[Hebrew 'aštōret; see ʕṯtr in Semitic roots.]

Ashtoreth

(ˈæʃtəˌrɛθ)
n
(Other Non-Christian Religions) an ancient Semitic fertility goddess, identified with Astarte and Ishtar

Ash•to•reth

(ˈæʃ təˌrɛθ)

n.
an ancient Semitic goddess, identified with the Phoenician Astarte.
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Noun1.Ashtoreth - an ancient Phoenician goddess of love and fertilityAshtoreth - an ancient Phoenician goddess of love and fertility; the Phoenician counterpart to Ishtar
Phenicia, Phoenicia - an ancient maritime country (a collection of city states) at eastern end of the Mediterranean
References in classic literature ?
With these came they, who from the bordring flood Of old EUPHRATES to the Brook that parts EGYPT from SYRIAN ground, had general Names Of BAALIM and ASHTAROTH, those male, These Feminine.
As for those captive tribes, themselves were they Who wrought their own captivity, fell off From God to worship calves, the deities Of Egypt, Baal next and Ashtaroth, And all the idolatries of heathen round, Besides their other worse than heathenish crimes; Nor in the land of their captivity Humbled themselves, or penitent besought The God of their forefathers, but so died Impenitent, and left a race behind Like to themselves, distinguishable scarce From Gentiles, but by circumcision vain, And God with idols in their worship joined.
MANSURI GER Lyons, inset, trained threeyear-old gelding, stepped-up on two Dundalk runs last autumn when beaten a neck by Ashtaroth in a one-mile Gowran Park maiden on Sunday.