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Amon-Ra

[ah-muh n-rah] /ˈɑ mənˈrɑ/
noun, Egyptian Mythology
1.

Amen-Ra

or Amon-Ra

[ah-muh n-rah] /ˈɑ mənˈrɑ/
noun, Egyptian Mythology
1.
a god in whom Amen and Ra were combined: the god of the universe and the supreme Egyptian god during the period of Theban political supremacy.
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  • Such was this mighty triad, but of these the greatest was Amon-Ra, to whom the shrine was dedicated.

    Moon of Israel H. Rider Haggard
  • Wish not for yourself a thing belonging to Amon-Ra, king of the gods.

    The Treasury of Ancient Egypt Arthur E. P. B. Weigall
  • At the head of the sanctuary sat the statue of Amon-Ra, thrice the size of a man.

    Moon of Israel H. Rider Haggard
  • The Amon-Ra cult regained its political ascendancy with the rise of the nineteenth dynasty.

  • “Well, let us build a residence for Amon-Ra,” said the pharaoh.

    The Pharaoh and the Priest Alexander Glovatski
  • But it was Amon-Ra that became supreme from the fourteenth century onward.

  • We stood in the sanctuary of the ancient temple of Amon-Ra, that was lit with many lamps.

    Moon of Israel H. Rider Haggard
  • The priesthood of Amon-Ra was the greatest political factor in Egyptian life.

    The Treasury of Ancient Egypt Arthur E. P. B. Weigall
  • I replied, 'I have come to get wood for the great and august barge of Amon-Ra, king of the gods.

    The Treasury of Ancient Egypt Arthur E. P. B. Weigall
  • They fell down, down, as minute followed minute, till at length they rested like a sword of flame upon the statue of Amon-Ra.

    Moon of Israel H. Rider Haggard
British Dictionary definitions for Amon-Ra

Amen-Ra

/ˌɑːmənˈrɑː/
noun
1.
(Egyptian myth) the sun-god; the principal deity during the period of Theban hegemony
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