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[hawr-ee, hohr-ee] /ˈhɔr i, ˈhoʊr i/
plural noun, Classical Mythology
goddesses of the seasons, of cyclical death and rebirth, and sometimes of social order, usually given as three in number, with the names Dike (Justice), Eunomia (Order), and Irene (Peace).
Origin of Horae
< Latin Hōrae literally, hours Unabridged
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plural noun
(classical myth) the goddesses of the seasons Also called the Hours
Word Origin
Latin: hours
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