Isis

noun
\ ˈī-səs How to pronounce Isis (audio) \

Definition of Isis

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an Egyptian nature goddess and wife and sister of Osiris

Isis

geographical name
\ ˈī-səs How to pronounce Isis (audio) \

Definition of Isis (Entry 2 of 2)

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

First Known Use of Isis

Noun

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Isis

Noun

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

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“Isis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Isis. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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