[ hath-awr, -er ]
/ ˈhæθ ɔr, -ər /
noun Egyptian Religion.
the goddess of love and joy, often represented with the head, horns, or ears of a cow.
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How to use Hathor in a sentence
A single hall, supported by six square Hathor-headed pillars, precedes the sanctuary.
Hence it comes that libations are made under the superintendence of the priestesses of Hathor by all men since the ancient days.
In the twilight poor Muss betook himself to the Nile through the grove of Hathor, with his perilous burden.
Here it stands for Horus, and the entire hieroglyph (ha, hor) rendered Hathor, means “the abode of Horus.”
British Dictionary definitions for Hathor
(in ancient Egyptian religion) the mother of Horus and goddess of creation
Derived forms of HathorHathoric (hæˈθɔːrɪk, -ˈθɒr-), adjective
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