an ancient Greek sea goddess, a daughter of Nereus and the wife of Poseidon.
Historical Examples

Fixed in the wall, opposite to the window, there is a bas relief of amazing beauty—the marriage of Neptune and Amphitrite.
Visits and Sketches at Home and Abroad with Tales and Miscellanies Now First Collected Anna Jameson

And the only heavy ship in the fleet with this pattern is ‘Amphitrite.’
A Question of Courage Jesse Franklin Bone

She was back in Cth looking for a better chance at the “Amphitrite.”
A Question of Courage Jesse Franklin Bone

He commanded the Amphitrite for ten years, and I know that he is a good navigator.
The Queen’s Cup G. A. Henty

Amphitrite followed, on a similar carriage, drawn by six white men, whose costume was like the others.
Frank Mildmay Captain Frederick Marryat

Amphitrite entered in a car drawn by two dolphins and accompanied by fourteen tritons and fourteen naiads.
Some Forerunners of Italian Opera William James Henderson

Then the less beauteous Amphitrite hath played highwayman to your wealth.
Sir Mortimer Mary Johnston

An animal resembling the Amphitrite kind is found enveloped in a transparent mass like jelly.
A New Voyage Round the World, in the years 1823, 24, 25, and 26, Vol. 2 Otto von Kotzebue

These are, indeed, the halls of Amphitrite, fitting baths of Thetis and her nymphs.
Rambles in the Islands of Corsica and Sardinia Thomas Forester

The “Amphitrite” is in some respects an old-fashioned type of vessel, but is nevertheless capable of important service.
The Naval History of the United States Willis J. Abbot.

(Greek myth) a sea goddess, wife of Poseidon and mother of Triton


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