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Isis

[ahy-sis] /ˈaɪ sɪs/
noun
1.
Egyptian Religion. 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.
Origin
< Latin < Greek Îsis < Egyptian 'st
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British Dictionary definitions for isises

Isis1

/ˈaɪsɪs/
noun
1.
the local name for the River Thames at Oxford

Isis2

/ˈaɪsɪs/
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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