: an Egyptian nature goddess and wife and sister of Osiris

Word History


Latin Isid-, Isis, from Greek, from Egyptian 'st

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Isis was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Isis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Isis. Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

Geographical Definition


geographical name

a local name for the upper course of the Thames River, England
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