a Phoenician and Philistine god of agriculture and the earth: the national god of the Philistines.
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How to use Dagon in a sentence
The figure occurs also on certain ancient coins, and in representations of the Phœnician Dagon or fish-god.The Catacombs of Rome | William Henry Withrow
A further reference to "the threshold of Dagon" suggests that the god had feet like Ea-Oannes.Myths of Babylonia and Assyria | Donald A. Mackenzie
Dagon is undoubtedly intended and referred to in this fable of Odakon.
For Dag and Dagah are words interpreted to mean fish, whence he was called Dagon.
It is certain that the Phœnician and Babylon goddess is the very same figure as Dagon, if you will change the sex.
British Dictionary definitions for Dagon
Bible a god worshipped by the Philistines, represented as half man and half fish
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