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Ammons

[am-uh nz] /ˈæm ənz/
noun
1.
A(rchie) R(andolph) 1926–2001, U.S. poet.

Ammon

[am-uh n] /ˈæm ən/
noun
1.
the classical name of the Egyptian divinity Amen, whom the Greeks identified with Zeus, the Romans with Jupiter.
2.
the ancient country of the Ammonites, east of the Jordan River.
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  • It looked as though the whole Sioux tribe had moved over to Ammons.

    Land of the Burnt Thigh

    Edith Eudora Kohl
  • They wanted us, he explained, to make Ammons an Indian trading post.

    Land of the Burnt Thigh

    Edith Eudora Kohl
  • "The Ammons girls are riding high," some of the settlers said good-naturedly.

    Land of the Burnt Thigh

    Edith Eudora Kohl
  • I said to the family, 'There go the Ammons girls,' so I hitched up and started.

    Land of the Burnt Thigh

    Edith Eudora Kohl
  • Within a radius of three miles of Ammons three tractors ran all day.

    Land of the Burnt Thigh

    Edith Eudora Kohl
British Dictionary definitions for Ammons

Ammon1

/ˈæmən/
noun
1.
(Old Testament) the ancestor of the Ammonites

Ammon2

/ˈæmən/
noun
1.
(myth) the classical name of the Egyptian god Amen, identified by the Greeks with Zeus and by the Romans with Jupiter
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