Bel·​lo·​na bə-ˈlō-nə How to pronounce Bellona (audio)
: the Roman goddess of war

Examples of Bellona in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ukraine dreams of rebuilding but Russia’s destruction continues In April, Russian authorities banned Bellona, an international environmental NGO headquartered in Norway, which left the country in 2022 after working there for three decades. Mary Ilyushina, Washington Post, 22 June 2023

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First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Bellona was in the 14th century

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“Bellona.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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