sun god
noun Usage: often capitalized S&G Date: 1592 a god that represents or personifies the sun in various religions

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  • sun god — sun′ god or sun′ god n. 1) the sun considered or personified as a deity 2) a god identified or associated with the sun • Etymology: 1585–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • sun god — n. 1. the sun personified and worshiped as a god 2. any god associated or identified with the sun …   English World dictionary

  • sun god — n a god in some ancient religions who represents the sun or has power over it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sun god — noun a god that personifies the sun or is otherwise associated with the sun • Hypernyms: ↑deity, ↑divinity, ↑god, ↑immortal * * * 1. the sun considered or personified as a deity. 2. a god identified or associated with the sun. Also, sun god.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sun god — 1. the sun considered or personified as a deity. 2. a god identified or associated with the sun. Also, sun god. [1585 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • sun-god — /ˈsʌn gɒd/ (say sun god) noun 1. the sun considered or personified as a deity. 2. a god identified or associated with the sun …   Australian English dictionary

  • sun god — god believed to occupy or control the sun …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sun god — noun (C) a god in some ancient religions who represents the sun or has power over it …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sun-god — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : a god that represents or is the personification of the sun in various religions 2. : a strong reddish orange that is yellower and paler than poppy or paprika and slightly lighter than scarlet vermilion …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sun God — Adonis (Syrian); Apollo (Roman); Apollon (Greek); Baal (Chaldean); Helios Hyperion (Greek in Homer’s time); Horus (symbolized in Upper Egypt by a hawk); Mithras (Persian); Moloch (Canaanite); Osiris (Egyptian); Ra or Re (symbolized in Egypt’s Old …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

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