Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a heliacal manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a heliacal manner.

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  • adverb In a heliacal manner.

Etymologies

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heliacal +‎ -ly

Examples

  • When the Vernal Equinox was in Taurus, he rose heliacally, that is, just before the Sun, when, at the Summer Solstice, the Sun entered Leo, about the 21st of June, fifteen days previous to the swelling of the Nile.

    Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry

  • Both stars disappear for an almost equal amount of time and rise heliacally at the summer solstice.

    The Sirius Lore

  • Both stars disappear for an almost equal amount of time and rise heliacally at the summer solstice.

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  • It again approaches the sun on successive nights until it disappears totally from view, obscured by the sun's brilliance for 70 days before reappearing again for a few minutes just before sunrise -- the heliacally rising.

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  • It again approaches the sun on successive nights until it disappears totally from view, obscured by the sun's brilliance for 70 days before reappearing again for a few minutes just before sunrise -- the heliacally rising.

    The Sirius Lore

  • The star Sothis rose heliacally on the first day of the Egyptian New

    The Evolution of the Dragon

  • Ceylon has this one disadvantage for purposes of theatrical effect; she is like a star rising heliacally, and hidden in the blaze of the sun: any island, however magnificent, becomes lost in the blaze of India.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 54, No. 337, November, 1843

  • He is tempestuous in the summer, when he rises heliacally, and rainy in the winter, when he rises achronically.

    Dedication

  • When the constellations were first designed, the Pleiades rose heliacally at the beginning of April, and were the sign of the return of spring.

    The Astronomy of the Bible An Elementary Commentary on the Astronomical References of Holy Scripture

  • In the Spring, the year or Sun-God appears as Mithras or Europa mounted on the Bull; but in the opposite half of the Zodiac he rides the emblem of the waters, the winged horse of Nestor or Poseidon: and the Serpent, rising heliacally at the Autumnal Equinox, besetting with poisonous influence the cold constellation Sagittarius, is explained as the reptile in the path who "bites the horse's heels, so that his rider falls backward."

    Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry

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