Definitions for "GODIVA"
Keywords:  coventry, rode, legend, tom, lady
according to legend she rode naked through Coventry in order to persuade her husband not to tax the townspeople so heavily; the only person to look at her as she rode by was a man named Tom and Peeping Tom has become a synonym for voyeur (circa 1040-1080)
Godiva (pronounced go-die-vah, but commonly as go-dee-vah) is a chocolate manufacturer, founded in 1926 in Brussels, Belgium and introduced in the United States in 1966 by the Campbell Soup Company (who purchased the company in 1972). Godiva was founded by chocolatier Joseph Draps and is named in honor of the legend of Lady Godiva.
Godiva is a poem written in 1842 by the poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809 - 1892). It is based on the story of the Countess Godiva (c. 980 - 1067), an Anglo-Saxon lady who, according to legend, rode naked through the streets of Coventry in England after her husband promised the he would remit oppressive taxes on his tenants if she agreed to do so.
Keywords:  umbriel, nesc, gla, cfm, dcs
Grid for Ocean Diagnostics, Interactive Visualisation and Analysis http://umbriel.dcs.gla.ac.uk/NeSC/action/projects/project_action.cfm?title=81
Godiva is the name of three DC Comics characters. One is a superhero, the others are supervillains.
Keywords:  switzerland, heavy, band, metal
GODIVA is a heavy metal band from Switzerland.