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Horus

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Pronunciation: /ˈhɔːrəs
 
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Egyptian Mythology

Definition of Horus in English:

A god regarded as the protector of the monarchy, and typically represented as a falcon-headed man. He assumed various aspects: in the myth of Isis and Osiris he was the posthumous son of the latter, whose murder he avenged.

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