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noun Egyptian Religion.
a sun god of Heliopolis, a universal creator worshiped throughout Egypt (typically represented as a hawk-headed man bearing on his head the solar disk and the uraeus).
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Also Re [rey] /reɪ/ .
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[ rah ]
/ rɑ /
the 10th letter of the Arabic alphabet.
Origin of rā
Other definitions for Ra (5 of 5)
Astronomy. right ascension.
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How to use Ra in a sentence
Her choice for Desert Island Discs ranged from “The Drinking Song” by Verdi to “Ra Ra Rasputin” by Boney M.The Week in Death: Clarissa Dickson Wright, One of ‘Two Fat Ladies’|The Telegraph|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At opening of the RA exhibition, some of his key recruits—from Gormley to novelist Ian McEwan—were gathered.The Hottest Show on Earth|Olivia Cole|December 10, 2009|DAILY BEAST
Ra was the sun-god, especially worshipped at Heliopolis,--the symbol of light and heat.
His image is found standing on the oldest monument, a form of Ra, the light of the lower world, and king and judge of Hades.
The priestly city of On, a sort of university town, was consecrated to the worship of Ra, the sun.Beacon Lights of History, Volume II|John Lord
Mu ra ka mag napildi sa sugal, You look as if you lost in gambling.
Mapúkan ra ang hiwing pamunúan, The crooked administration will some day be brought down.
British Dictionary definitions for Ra (1 of 3)
the chemical symbol for
British Dictionary definitions for Ra (2 of 3)
/ (rɑː) /
the ancient Egyptian sun god, depicted as a man with a hawk's head surmounted by a solar disc and serpent
British Dictionary definitions for Ra (3 of 3)
astronomy right ascension
(in Britain) Royal Academician or Academy
(in Britain) Royal Artillery
Argentina (international car registration)
Word Origin for RA
(sense 5) from República Argentina
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Scientific definitions for Ra
The symbol for radium.
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