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 (hăth′ôr, -ər)
n. Mythology
An ancient Egyptian goddess of fertility, motherhood, and music, often depicted as a woman with the head or horns of a cow.

[Egyptian ḥwt-ḥr, Hathor (literally, enclosure of Horus) : ḥwt, enclosure + ḥr, Horus.]


(Non-European Myth & Legend) (in ancient Egyptian religion) the mother of Horus and goddess of creation
Hathoric adj
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Athor left the state capital Bor after the results were announced for his home area of Khorflus and formed South Sudan Democratic Movement (SSDM) after his supporters in the army clashed with armed members of Sudan People's liberation Army (SPLA) at Doileb hill, a military outpost in Upper Nile state in May 2010.
Salva Kiir Mayardit met at the State House on March 28th, 2012 evening, with a six-person delegation of the late George Athor s rebel group which is known as South Sudan Democratic Movement (SSDM) led by Mr.
Selon un rapport du Small Arms Survey, un centre de recherche independant base a Geneve, les armes et munitions qui ont ete utilisees sont similaires a certaines saisies au sein du principal groupe rebelle au gouvernement sud-soudanais, l'Armee de liberation du Soudan du Sud (ALSS), dont le chef George Athor, a ete tue fin decembre.
The deal to integrate an estimated 1,800 guerrilla fighters into the South's army comes after rebel chief and renegade general George Athor was killed by government forces in December.
South Sudan's top rebel leader, George Athor, has been killed in a clash with the country's military, the Sudan People's Liberation Army.
Renegade militia leader George Athor told Reuters one of his deputies had launched the assault to seize weapons and to strike back after a series of army offensives against his men.
South Sudan's army has started a new offensive against forces loyal to rebel leader George Athor hiding out in the South's Jonglei oil state, a diplomatic source said Monday.
We are very grateful to George Athor for his tireless efforts to make this ceasefire a success," said officer Michael Majur, speaking on behalf of the southern army, the SPLA.
Tensions are mounting in Sudan's oil-producing south after General George Athor rebelled, saying he had been cheated out of the governorship of highly-charged Jonglei state in elections last month.
Su nombre es Athor (que en una antigua lengua nordica significa "guardian del trueno") y se trata de un perro cruza de bulldog y terrier.
He however escaped and joined a rebel movement led by late George Athor where he became a Brigadier General.
Rebel leader George Athor told Reuters just short of 100 people died in the latest fighting on Sunday in the south's Jonglei state ,where France's Total oil giant was due to start exploring.