The Egyptian goddess Isis.
- ISIS stands for Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and is an extremist militant group that rules by Wahhabi/Salafi law. In Arabic, the group is also known as Daesh.
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.
Origin of IsisClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek
Origin of IsisLatin &Imacron;sis, from Greek, from Egyptian ’st.
Latin, the goddess Isis, from Ancient Greek.
- (Islamism) Initialism of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (a terrorist group)