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Tellus

Tellus tĕl´əs [key], in Roman religion, earth goddess also called Terra Mater. As a goddess of fertility, she was worshiped at festivals held in January (in conjunction with Ceres) and in April. Tellus was identified with the Greek Gaea.

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