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Word Example of - earth-mother

    Example Sentences for earth

    In fact, contributions to the "new navy" from all corners of the earth.

    There is not on earth a being stronger than a woman in the concealment of her love.

    I shall become a star in heaven, Light to earth by will be given.

    It was this which clouded Heaven to her at the moment that earth had become a desert.

    If earth repulsed him, heaven at the same time was closed for him.

    So much for the solitaries of the earth, and because Providence should be justified of his children.

    Most of the articles related to Earth alone, and he skipped them.

    You needn't think you'll ever get away from me—I'll follow you to the ends of the earth.

    And they asked him questions in their turn: what was he going to do on earth?

    The next, the central fires of the earth seemed to have burst loose.

Word Origin & History of - earth-mother

    Word Origin & History

    earth O.E. eorðe "ground, soil, dry land," also used (along with middangeard) for "the (material) world" (as opposed to the heavens or the underworld), from P.Gmc. *ertho (cf. O.N. jörð, M.Du. eerde, O.H.G. erda, Goth. airþa), from PIE base *er-. The earth considered as a planet was so called from c.1400.

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