Isis meaning

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(egypt. myth., person, proper) The goddess of fertility, sister and wife of Osiris, typically represented with a cow's horns surrounding a solar (or lunar) disk.
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An ancient Egyptian goddess of fertility and magic who was the sister and wife of Osiris.
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Thames, esp. at, & west of, Oxford.
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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.

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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.

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Origin of isis

  • Latin Īsis from Greek from Egyptian ’st

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition