Venusberg

noun
Ve·​nus·​berg | \ ˈvē-nəs-ˌbərg How to pronounce Venusberg (audio) \

Definition of Venusberg

: a mountain in central Germany containing a cavern where in medieval legend Venus held court

First Known Use of Venusberg

1828, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Venusberg

borrowed from German, from Venus venus + Berg "mountain," going back to Old High German berg — more at barrow entry 1

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“Venusberg.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Venusberg. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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