- ISIS stands for Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and is a militant group ruling by Sharia law.
An example of ISIS is the terrorist group that is known for kidnapping western journalists and aid workers as part of their tactics.
- Isis is defined as the Ancient Greek goddess of fertility in Egyptian mythology.
An example Isis is a statue or carving with the horns of a cow and a solar disk over her head.
The Egyptian goddess Isis.
Origin of IsisClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek
Origin of IsisLatin Īsis, from Greek, from Egyptian ’st.
Latin, the goddess Isis, from Ancient Greek.
- (Islamism) Initialism of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (a terrorist group)