from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Nefertari 14th-13th century B.C. Queen of Egypt as the wife of Rameses II.


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  • A relic of a previous reign, Nefertari is pushed aside, an unimportant princess left to run wild in the palace.

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  • Of him Rawlinson says, “He married a princess who took the name of Nefertari Aahmes, or ‘the beautiful companion of Aahmes,’ and who is represented on the monuments with pleasing features but a complexion of ebony blackness.”

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  • Let's not forget, body wash by Victoria's Secret, body scrub by Nefertari Natural Body Care, moisturizer by Nivea, hair oil by Oh My Heavenly Hair, and eau de parfum by Tom Ford.

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  • In the latter, the beautiful Nefertari, in her gossamer white gown and golden crown, almost steps off he walls.

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  • A devastating palace fire has killed the Eighteenth Dynasty’s royal familyall with the exception of Nefertari, the niece of the reviled former queen, Nefertiti.

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  • While political adversity sets the country on edge, Nefertari becomes the wife of Ramesses the Great.

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  • Soon Nefertari catches the eye of the Crown Prince, and despite her family’s history, they fall in love and wish to marry.

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  • For half a thousand years it rested there, until a black woman, Queen Nefertari, “the most venerated figure in Egyptian history,” rose to the throne of the Pharaohs and redeemed the world and her people.


  • His roster of non-European worldbeaters—Nefertari, Jesus, Muhammed, Askia, Confucius, and Buddha—sufficed to prove the point.


  • Run the gamut, if you will, and let us have the Europeans who in sober truth over-match Nefertari, Mohammed, Rameses and Askia, Confucius, Buddha, and Jesus Christ.



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