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 for EROS
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Eros \E"ros\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ? love, ? (personified) Eros, fr.
     ? to love.] (Greek Myth.)
     Love; the god of love; -- by earlier writers represented as
     one of the first and creative gods, by later writers as the
     son of Aphrodite, equivalent to the Latin god Cupid.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: (Greek mythology) god of love; son of Aphrodite; identified
           with Roman Cupid
      2: a desire for sexual intimacy [syn: sexual desire, eros,
         concupiscence, physical attraction]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  126 Moby Thesaurus words for "Eros":
     Agdistis, Amor, Aphrodite, Apollo, Apollon, Ares, Artemis, Astarte,
     Ate, Athena, Bacchus, Ceres, Christian love, Cora, Cronus, Cupid,
     Cybele, Demeter, Despoina, Diana, Dionysus, Dis, Freya, Gaea, Gaia,
     Ge, Great Mother, Hades, Helios, Hephaestus, Hera, Here, Hermes,
     Hestia, Hymen, Hyperion, Jove, Juno, Jupiter, Jupiter Fidius,
     Jupiter Fulgur, Jupiter Optimus Maximus, Jupiter Pluvius,
     Jupiter Tonans, Kama, Kore, Kronos, Love, Magna Mater, Mars,
     Mercury, Minerva, Mithras, Momus, Neptune, Nike, Olympians,
     Olympic gods, Ops, Orcus, Persephassa, Persephone, Phoebus,
     Phoebus Apollo, Platonic love, Pluto, Poseidon, Proserpina,
     Proserpine, Rhea, Saturn, Tellus, Venus, Vesta, Vulcan, Zeus,
     admiration, adoration, affection, agape, ardency, ardor,
     attachment, bodily love, brotherly love, caritas, charity,
     conjugal love, desire, devotion, faithful love, fancy, fervor,
     flame, fondness, free love, free-lovism, heart, hero worship,
     idolatry, idolism, idolization, lasciviousness, libido, like,
     liking, love, lovemaking, married love, passion, physical love,
     popular regard, popularity, regard, sentiment, sex, sexual love,
     shine, spiritual love, tender feeling, tender passion, truelove,
     uxoriousness, weakness, worship, yearning

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Eros, LA -- U.S. town in Louisiana
     Population (2000):    202
     Housing Units (2000): 87
     Land area (2000):     0.996269 sq. miles (2.580325 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.996269 sq. miles (2.580325 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            24215
     Located within:       Louisiana (LA), FIPS 22
     Location:             32.392502 N, 92.422737 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     71238
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Eros, LA

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