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or Mörs

  1. a city in North Rhine-Westphalia W Germany, in the Ruhr district.
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Historical Examples of mors

  • Nox was the daughter of Chaos, and sister of Erebus and Mors.

    1000 Mythological Characters Briefly Described

    Edward S. Ellis

  • Mors, god of death, occupies one of the rooms in the cave of sleep.

  • Som´nus.God of sleep;the child of Nox, and twin brother of Mors, 208-212.

  • Toot a dose of tatnip—felt worse as ever; Shan't tate no mors tytnip, never!

  • The divinities who dwelt in the Cave of Sleep were distrusted by the ancients, and Mors was held in universal dread.

British Dictionary definitions for mors


  1. the Roman god of deathGreek counterpart: Thanatos
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  1. a city in W Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia: coalmining centre. Pop: 107 903 (2003 est)
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mors in Medicine


  1. Death.
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