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(Classical Myth & Legend) classical myth the goddesses of the seasons. Also called: the Hours
[Latin: hours]


(ˈhɔr i, ˈhoʊr i)

the ancient Greek goddesses of the seasons.
[< Latin Hōrae literally, hours]
References in classic literature ?
901-906) Next he married bright Themis who bare the Horae
Then I used to have drawing-lessons; and there were several other books we either read or learned out of,--English Poetry, and Horae Pauline and Blair's Rhetoric, the last half."
Horaplural Horae In Greco-Roman mythology, any one of the personifications of the seasons and goddesses of natural order.