- the classical name of the Egyptian divinity Amen, whom the Greeks identified with Zeus, the Romans with Jupiter.
- the ancient country of the Ammonites, east of the Jordan River.
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Examples from the Web for ammon
According to Champollion he is often seen in the train of Ammon, and then he is Thoth.Moon Lore
Behold the most mighty Ammon—the father of the gods—I spit my hate at him!
Who shall say you are not she whom the God Ammon will choose?
She believes still in Ammon, then, despite all I have said to her.
Amuna or Ammon appears to have been nominally the chief of the gods.
- Old Testament the ancestor of the Ammonites
- 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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