Origin of Pharaoh
Examples from the Web for pharaoh
The only dissenting colleague said, “It reminds me of the head of a pharaoh.”
And did they bequeath to the military the task of rescuing the democratic impulse stifled by a pharaoh with an Islamist face?
Directed by John Singleton, the short film stars Eddie Murphy as a pharaoh and the supermodel as his bored queen.David Bowie, George Michael & More of the Best Supermodel Music Videos|The Daily Beast|February 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The instruction to Pharaoh is obvious, but what instruction was given to the people of Israel?
In the 3,000 year reign of Egyptian royalty, the pharaoh Tutankhamun was a minor-if-intriguing figure.
“But insurrections are breaking out daily,” added the pharaoh.The Pharaoh and the Priest|Alexander Glovatski
"For Tahoser, from the Pharaoh," said Timopht, knocking at the door.The Works of Theophile Gautier, Volume 5|Theophile Gautier
Down, down, you Phœnician thieves, and sue for Pharaoh's mercy!The Adventures of Captain Mago|Lon Cahun
The heart of every woman was in a plot against the cruelty of Pharaoh.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus|G. A. Chadwick
Now you must make shift to enter there alone and lay this figure in his bed, that the breath of Pharaoh may enter into it.Morning Star|H. Rider Haggard
British Dictionary definitions for pharaoh
Word Origin for Pharaoh
Word Origin and History for pharaoh
title of the kings of ancient Egypt, Old English Pharon, from Latin Pharaonem, from Greek Pharao, from Hebrew Par'oh, from Egyptian Pero', literally "great house."
Culture definitions for pharaoh
The title of the kings of ancient Egypt (see also Egypt). In the story of Joseph and his brothers, a pharaoh puts Joseph in charge of his entire kingdom. In the Book of Exodus, a pharaoh repeatedly refuses the request of Moses to let the Israelites leave the country and does not give in until after the worst of the ten plagues of Egypt.