Mother Nature
noun Date: 1601 nature personified as a woman considered as the source and guiding force of creation

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Mother Nature — UK US used for referring to nature and natural forces We hope Mother Nature will save the crops by bringing rain. Thesaurus: natural worldsynonym environmental issueshyponym * * * noun [singular] used to refer to the natural world as if it were a …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mother Nature — n used to talk about nature, especially when it is thought of as a force that affects people and the world ▪ How could Mother Nature have dealt such a savage blow? …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Mother Nature — used for referring to nature and natural forces: We hope Mother Nature will save the crops by bringing rain …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Mother Nature — nature, natural forces and causes    Mother Nature provided the basic foods: wild vegetables and water …   English idioms

  • Mother Nature — n. personification of the power or force that seems to regulate the physical universe * * * …   Universalium

  • Mother Nature — n. personification of the power or force that seems to regulate the physical universe …   English World dictionary

  • Mother Nature — For other uses, see Mother Earth. Mother Nature (sometimes known as Mother Earth) is a common personification of nature that focuses on the life giving and nurturing aspects of nature by embodying it in the form of the mother. Images of women… …   Wikipedia

  • Mother Nature — N UNCOUNT Mother Nature is sometimes used to refer to nature, especially when it is being considered as a force that affects human beings. The gardener is convinced he can improve on Mother Nature s rather casual attitude to the plant kingdom …   English dictionary

  • Mother Nature — UK / US used for referring to nature and natural forces We hope Mother Nature will save the crops by bringing rain …   English dictionary

  • Mother Nature — the force that controls the natural world. Look at those trees blown down in the storm. Just shows you what Mother Nature can do when she gets angry …   New idioms dictionary

  • Mother Nature — noun (U) an expression used to talk about the world and living creatures as a person: We can hardly expect Mother Nature not to protest at the pollution we ve been creating for the last half century …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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