From this point a large area of open water was seen which was believed to be an "open Polar Sea," a chimera which played an important and delusive role in subsequent explorations.
The economic system that he so highly values is a chimera.
Chimera has come to describe any being with split personalities or features, much like the mythical creature.
Vanquishing world child hunger and starvation might only be a chimera.
Although she is quite ambitious about world peace, it's likely a chimera of an ideal.
The chimera is a mysterious mythical creature, only a fable.
The ancient hero Bellerophon saved the day by slaying the chimera.
His personal chimera would be to be the CEO of his company.
The fearsome chimera is my favorite mythical creature.
The thing I kept seeing out of the corner of my eye turned out to be a mere chimera.