isis


isis

noun Egyptian Religion.

  1. a goddess of fertility, the sister and wife of Osiris and mother of Horus, and usually represented as a woman with a cow’s horns with the solar disk between them: later worshiped in the Greek and Roman empires.

noun

  1. Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (or Islamic State in Iraq and Syria): a radical Sunni Muslim organization whose aim is to restore an Islamic state, or caliphate, in the region encompassing Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, the Palestinian territories, and southeastern Turkey.

noun

  1. the local name for the River Thames at Oxford

noun

  1. an ancient Egyptian fertility goddess, depicted as a woman with a cow’s horns, between which was the disc of the sun; wife and sister of Osiris

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