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sun god

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noun
  1. the sun considered or personified as a deity.
  2. a god identified or associated with the sun.

Origin of sun god

First recorded in 1585–95
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Examples from the Web for sun-god

Historical Examples

  • The representation is one of the Sun-God Dionysos upon a cross.

    The Non-Christian Cross

    John Denham Parsons

  • But the Sun-God holds his eyes shut and does not let him get away.

  • And in accordance with the tendency above spoken of, the sun-god has a consort.

    History of Religion

    Allan Menzies

  • He is said to be the sun-god of spring, to whom the heat of summer is fatal, and who dies in June.

    History of Religion

    Allan Menzies

  • To him she must come, this rose who could own no lesser god than the sun-god himself.


British Dictionary definitions for sun-god

sun-god

noun
  1. the sun considered as a personal deity
  2. a deity associated with the sun or controlling its movements
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