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  • n. Alternative spelling of Cushite.


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Kush +‎ -ite


  • Though doubt needled her -- for Ereshkigal was as shrewd as any Kushite assassin -- it had been an eternity since she had been flattered.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • But it might reflect the steep-sided pyramids found in Meroe, Nubia (modern-day Sudan), capital of the Kushite kings who conquered and ruled Egypt during the 25th Dynasty (752-656 B.C.).


  • He showed me primary-source drawings of the snake headdress, sandals, wing corselet, and transparent garment worn by Kushite royalty.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • For this National Geographic illustration I needed to show a triumphant Kushite king accepting the homage of vanquished princes in Egypt in 724 BCE.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • The Stygians built it into a city and settled it with their own people, and with Shemite and Kushite slaves.

    The Conquering Sword of Conan

  • I jumped overboard one night and swam ashore when we were anchored off the Kushite coast.

    The Conquering Sword of Conan

  • And he is likely to speak of any black man as a Kushite, whether he happens to be a Keshani, Darfari, Puntan, or Kushite proper.

    The Conquering Sword of Conan

  • There's a tribe of them living on the shores of Lake Zuad, near the Kushite border.

    The Conquering Sword of Conan

  • Remembering an ancient incantation repeated to him by an old Kushite priest of a rival cult, he repeated it, binding the demon into his human form.

    The Bloody Crown of Conan

  • This time it was not the Kushite who entered, but a Shemite, a heavily muscled man of medium height with a short, curled, blue-black beard.

    The Coming Of Conan The Cimmerian


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