[ am-uhn ]

  1. the classical name of the Egyptian divinity Amen, whom the Greeks identified with Zeus, the Romans with Jupiter.

  2. the ancient country of theAmmonites, east of the Jordan River.

Words Nearby Ammon Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Ammon in a sentence

  • And Ismahel the son of Nathanias took them, and he departed, to go over to the children of Ammon.

  • Son of man, set thy face against the children of Ammon, and thou shalt prophesy of them.

  • Rabbah of Ammon was to become, "A stable for camels and couching place for flocks" (Ezekiel xxv, 5).

    Gospel Philosophy | J. H. Ward
  • Where Ammon and Moab are now, among what nations their descendants exist, is known to an omniscient God.

    The Prophet Ezekiel | Arno C. Gaebelein
  • The other dove flew to the temple of Jupiter Ammon, and delivered a similar command there.

British Dictionary definitions for Ammon (1 of 2)


/ (ˈæmən) /

  1. Old Testament the ancestor of the Ammonites

British Dictionary definitions for Ammon (2 of 2)


/ (ˈæmən) /

  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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