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A symbol in the form of a snake biting its own tail, used especially in ancient Egypt and in Hermetic philosophy as an emblem of eternity.

[Greek (drakōn) ouroboros, (serpent) eating its tail : ourā, tail; see ors- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots + -boros, eating (from bibrōskein, to eat, eat up).]


(uːˈrɒbəˌrɒs; ˌuːrəˈbɒrəs)
(Classical Myth & Legend) an ancient mythical serpent used to symbolize perpetuity
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O que torna a obra corpo autonomo no corpo da sensacao "excede todo o vivido" e assim o OROBORUS se completa na pura materia de que sao feitos os sonhos dos desobedientes, os MIDAS que comem cerejas enquanto Guardam o Sol, sob uma Arvore, um Jacaranda.
Its cover features Conrad Manila's signature piece, 'Oroborus,' by Leeroy New.
In fact, the only time Monsieur Joe looked in danger of being knocked out of his stride was when a punter went flying over the front barrier during Oroborus and cracked his head on the ground.
The Oroborus Club pamphlet was decorated with icons of a snake swallowing its tail.
I decided to go to the Ladies Nite at Oroborus. I just hoped I wouldn't meet any of my students.
"Perhaps you'd prefer to watch some TV...'' The vociferous response forced Gojira on to the front foot again as Oroborus, The Axe, Vacuity, Toxic Garbage Island and L'Enfant Sauvage - the title track from their newly-released new album - landed the final knockout.
Kicking off with the skull-crushing Oroborus, Gojira laid waste to the venue with 75 minutes of aural evisceration.