a seaport in W Norway.
a port and market town in W Norway, on an island between Bergen and Trondheim: fishing and sealing fleets. Pop: 40 001 (2004 est)
a son of Clytemnestra and her lover Aegisthus. He became ruler of Mycenae after the death of his parents. a descendant of Hercules who conquered Corinth. Historical Examples Aletes was slain by Orestes, and 176 Electra became the wife of Pylades. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 2 Various So Helymus does, so Aletes […]
a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “truth.”. Historical Examples The next moment Alethea stood before her, with outstretched arms. Scenes and Characters Charlotte M. Yonge Alethea was more serious, naturally, than he had ever seen her before. John Deane of Nottingham W.H.G. Kingston His face was flushed, and Alethea Craig always declared […]
the ancient Greek personification of truth. Historical Examples The train which carried Alethia towards her destination was a local one, with the wayside station habit strongly developed. The Toys of Peace Saki Suddenly, however, their talk took a dramatically interesting turn, and Alethia listened with wide-eyed attention. The Toys of Peace Saki So these were […]
adjective (logic) of or relating to such philosophical concepts as truth, necessity, possibility, contingency, etc designating the branch of modal logic that deals with the formalization of these concepts