from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A king of ancient Egypt.
- n. A tyrant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. Any specific pharaoh.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A title by which the sovereigns of ancient Egypt were designated.
- n. See Faro.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A title given by the Hebrews to the ancient kings of Egypt; hence, an Egyptian sovereign.
- n. [lowercase] A corrupt form faro.
- n. [lowercase] A very strong ale or beer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the title of the ancient Egyptian kings
Banneker told him the word Pharaoh meant “Star Child” or “Children of the Stars.”
First acting as regent for her young nephew Thutmose III, in 1473 BCE she assumed the title Pharaoh and exercised the full powers of the throne as senior co-ruler, reestablishing trade networks and undertaking such colossal building projects as her mortuary temple complex at Deir el-Bahri.
I imagine that the term Pharaoh itself is compounded of Phi-Ourah, Vox Ori, sive Dei.
-- The first mention in the Bible of a proper name with the title Pharaoh is the case of Pharaoh-necho, who is also called Necho simply.
Also in this issue, the “Wounded Man” who looks like a creepy mummified Pharaoh is talking riddles and throwing people around.
I'm not sure what he thought of this curious fellow trailing him through Buffalo Billiards but I wager he didn't expect me to question him about his portrayal of a magician in Pharaoh's Curse, an episode of the Twilight Zone.
The chiefs of their primary tribe, the Montauk Indians, were known as Pharaoh, like their ancient Egyptian cousins 10,000 years ago.
The chiefs of their primary tribe, the Montauk Indians, were known as Pharaoh, like their ancient Egyptians cousins.
The excavators at Lachish found in the destruction layer a metal fragment—probably a fitting for the main gate of the city— bearing the name of Pharaoh Ramesses III.
Is it the purpose of God that one shall develop into a Moses and the other right at his side shall grow up into a miserable and distorted wreck that we call Pharaoh?
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