ishtar ishtar  /ˈɪʃ tɑr/

Definition(s):

  • (n) Babylonian and Assyrian goddess of love and fertility and war; counterpart to the Phoenician Astarte

Usage(s):

  • The Wall Street Journal called it Fishtar, for Warren Beatty's 1987 flop Ishtar, and wrote that because "nobody had provided bathrooms on the boats used by the crew or on the set .

News

  • Restoring the glory of long-abused ancient Babylon

    At ancient Babylon's Ishtar Gate, Iraqi workers labour with a heavy saw, hammers, a chisel and crowbar to break up and remove a concrete slab that is hastening the structure's decay.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Fox News

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Quotes

  1. "It's sort of about Ishtar," says Crombie, "but it's also about the Toronto library system."
    on Mar 13, 2007 By: Jonathan Crombie Source: Toronto Star

  2. "The gigantic 'Ishtar' catastrophe is the one everyone remembers -- which is why I think it's nice to have this movie happen now because it serves as a counterweight to that," Affleck said.
    on Mar 18, 2004 By: Ben Affleck Source: Sify

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