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    What is OMEN? is there any history or legend about Omen? where can I find it in website?

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    Full Definition of OMEN


    : An occurrece or phenomenon believed to portend a future event : augury
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    Examples of OMEN


    They regarded the win as a good omen for the team.
    omens of things to come
    Origin of OMEN


    Latin omin-, omen
    First Known Use: 1582
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    Synonyms
    augury, auspice, boding, foreboding, foreshadowing, portent, prefiguring, presage, straw in the wind
    Related Words
    forerunner, harbinger, herald, precursor; foretaste, hint, inkling, intimation, suggestion; forewarning; forecast, foretelling, prediction, prognostication, prophecy (also prophesy); badge, mark, note, token; divination
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    Rhymes with OMEN


    bowman, foeman, gnomon, nomen, Roman, showman, soman, yeoman
    omen noun (Concise Encyclopedia)
    Observed phenomenon that is interpreted as signifying good or bad fortune. The many and varied omens that the ancients noted included lightning, cloud movements, the flights of birds, and the paths of sacred animals. Each type of omen was gauged according to specific meaningful characteristics, such as the kinds of bird in flight or the direction of flight in relation to the observer.


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    mycatsmom

    so an omen can be a good, or bad foretelling, huh ?

    vsky light - - - -Are you talking about the movie,  " Omen " ?

    vskylight

    Sorry, I'm afraid no. I actually want to know the origin of OMEN.


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