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[ish-tahr] /ˈɪʃ tɑr/

the Assyrian and Babylonian goddess of love and war, identified with the Phoenician Astarte, the Semitic Ashtoreth, and the Sumerian Inanna.
the principal goddess of the Babylonians and Assyrians; divinity of love, fertility, and war

ancient Sumero-Babylonian goddess of love and fertility, counterpart of Phoenician Astarte (q.v.), from Akkad. Ishtar.
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