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heliolatry

[hee-lee-ol-uh-tree] /ˌhi liˈɒl ə tri/
noun
1.
worship of the sun.
Origin of heliolatry
1820-1830
1820-30; helio- + -latry
Related forms
heliolater, noun
heliolatrous, adjective
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  • The heliolatry organized principally for political ends by the Incas of Peru, stands alone in the religions of the red race.

    The Myths of the New World Daniel G. Brinton
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heliolatry

/ˌhiːlɪˈɒlətrɪ/
noun
1.
worship of the sun
Derived Forms
heliolater, noun
heliolatrous, adjective
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