Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to the Pharaohs or kings of Egypt, or the ancient Egyptians.

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

  • adjective Of or pertaining to the Pharaohs, or kings of ancient Egypt.

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  • adjective of or pertaining to a Pharaoh
  • adjective impressively large or luxurious
  • adjective tyrannical or brutally oppressive
  • adjective medicine Of or pertaining to infibulation as a means of female circumcision

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  • adjective of or relating to the ancient Egyptian kings

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Examples

  • Boston University archeologist Kathryn Bard and her colleagues are uncovering the oldest remnants of seagoing ships and other relics linked to exotic trade with a mysterious Red Sea realm called Punt ... the team led by Bard and an Italian archeologist, Rodolfo Fattovich, started uncovering maritime storerooms in 2004, putting hard timber and rugged rigging to the notion of pharaonic deepwater prowess.

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  • Boston University archeologist Kathryn Bard and her colleagues are uncovering the oldest remnants of seagoing ships and other relics linked to exotic trade with a mysterious Red Sea realm called Punt ... the team led by Bard and an Italian archeologist, Rodolfo Fattovich, started uncovering maritime storerooms in 2004, putting hard timber and rugged rigging to the notion of pharaonic deepwater prowess.

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  • Then the team led by Bard and an Italian archeologist, Rodolfo Fattovich, started uncovering maritime storerooms in 2004, putting hard timber and rugged rigging to the notion of pharaonic deepwater prowess.

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  • Backed by a huge sign saying "Alan Provides," Mr. Garcia said his government had avoided "pharaonic" projects, favoring building gritty infrastructure, for needs such as drinking water, sewage and low-cost housing.

    Market Gets a Friend in Peru

  • Some of these practices are several thousand years old - the gruesome "pharaonic" circumcision of women, for example.

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  • Some of these practices are several thousand years old - the gruesome "pharaonic" circumcision of women, for example.

    Palestine Blogs aggregator

  • Some of these practices are several thousand years old - the gruesome "pharaonic" circumcision of women, for example.

    Palestine Blogs aggregator

  • Some of these practices are several thousand years old - the gruesome "pharaonic" circumcision of women, for example.

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  • In the regional game of water politics, thousands of years of pharaonic civilization is Egypt's royal flush.

    Thirsty Egypt Clings Tight To The Nile

  • In the regional game of water politics, thousands of years of pharaonic civilization is Egypt's royal flush.

    Thirsty Egypt Clings Tight To The Nile

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