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Ammons

[am-uh nz] /ˈæm ənz/
noun
1.
A(rchie) R(andolph) 1926–2001, U.S. poet.

Ammon

[am-uh n] /ˈæm ən/
noun
1.
the classical name of the Egyptian divinity Amen, whom the Greeks identified with Zeus, the Romans with Jupiter.
2.
the ancient country of the Ammonites, east of the Jordan River.
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  • "The Ammons girls are riding high," some of the settlers said good-naturedly.

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  • It looked as though the whole Sioux tribe had moved over to Ammons.

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  • Many a night stranded strangers sought shelter at the Ammons settlement.

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  • They wanted us, he explained, to make Ammons an Indian trading post.

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  • "It looks as though the Ammons venture is going under," people were beginning to say.

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British Dictionary definitions for Ammons

Ammon1

/ˈæmən/
noun
1.
(Old Testament) the ancestor of the Ammonites

Ammon2

/ˈæmən/
noun
1.
(myth) the classical name of the Egyptian god Amen, identified by the Greeks with Zeus and by the Romans with Jupiter
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Ammons in the Bible

another form of the name Ben-ammi, the son of Lot (Gen. 19:38). This name is also used for his posterity (Ps. 83:7).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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