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A supernatural sign or event presaging a future event.
There are two basic kinds of omens: normal occurrences of nature (the hooting of owls, or howling of dogs, for example), which are interpreted in a specific context to augur good or bad fortune; and unusual occurrences, such as flights of sacred birds, or eclipses, or comets, that are believed to be direct manifestations of the gods.
Dreams have provided omens for thousands of years, some are obscure and have to be interpreted, other are precognitive, such as warning of impending disasters.
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Sources: (1) Spence, Lewis, An Encyclopedia of Occultism, Carol Publishing Group; (2) Dictionary of the Occult, Caxton Publishing.
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