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sun god

or sun-god

noun
1.
the sun considered or personified as a deity.
2.
a god identified or associated with the sun.
Origin of sun god
1585-1595
1585-95
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  • This was an inexplicable deed in a sun god, whose business it is to dry up rather than to open water-springs.

  • No comfort did the words of the sun god bring to the longing soul of Demeter.

    A Book of Myths Jean Lang
  • The creative tears of Ra, the sun god, fell as shining rays upon the earth.

    Myths of Babylonia and Assyria Donald A. Mackenzie
  • Her complexion was clear and radiant, as of a descendant of the sun god.

    The Golden Dog William Kirby
  • As the sun is the most conspicuous body in the heavens, the sun god figures as the central deity in every pantheon.

    Creed And Deed Felix Adler
  • As associated with Sūrya, the sun god, he is held in esteem.

    Beast and Man in India John Lockwood Kipling
  • Since that time the sun god only lived in the sky one half the time.

    The Flute of the Gods Marah Ellis Ryan
  • Deiphobe of the sea,—the sun god measures her immortality to her by its sand.

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