Classical Mythology. Apollo as the sun god.
Literary. the sun personified.
- Phoe·be·an [fi-bee-uhn, fee-bee-], /fɪˈbi ən, ˈfi bi-/, adjective
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How to use Phoebus in a sentence
The god Phoebus, who is a true god, has been charioted for an hour-and were you not to be on the ramparts by sunrise?The Works of Edgar Allan Poe | Edgar Allan Poe
Airy, winged, like arrow-flights of Phoebus Apollo; very superlative Speeches indeed.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XVIII. (of XXI.) | Thomas Carlyle
After Phoebus had eaten his fill and Jocelyn had thrown a thick traveling cloak over his armor, he returned to the room.The Iron Trevet or Jocelyn the Champion | Eugne Sue
"It is Phoebus, my horse," cried Jocelyn, agreeably reminded that he had left the animal tied close to the tourney.The Iron Trevet or Jocelyn the Champion | Eugne Sue
They dream of a Paradise beyond death; but where thou reignest, O Phoebus, there is bliss even on earth!Serapis, Complete | Georg Ebers
British Dictionary definitions for Phoebus
Also called: Phoebus Apollo Greek myth Apollo as the sun god
poetic a personification of the sun
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