Ramses

[ ram-seez ]
/ ˈræm siz /

noun

the name of several kings of ancient Egypt.
Raamses. Ex. 12:37; Num. 33:3–5.

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Definition for ramses (2 of 4)

Ramses I

noun

1324?–1258 b.c., king of ancient Egypt.

Definition for ramses (3 of 4)

Ramses II

noun

1292–1225 b.c., king of ancient Egypt.

Definition for ramses (4 of 4)

Ramses III

noun

1198–1167 b.c., king of ancient Egypt.
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British Dictionary definitions for ramses (1 of 3)

Ramses

Rameses

/ (ˈræmsiːz) /

noun

any of 12 kings of ancient Egypt, who ruled from ?1315 to ?1090 bc

British Dictionary definitions for ramses (2 of 3)

Ramses II

Rameses II


noun

died ?1225 bc, king of ancient Egypt (?1292–?25). His reign was marked by war with the Hittites and the construction of many colossal monuments, esp the rock temple at Abu Simbel

British Dictionary definitions for ramses (3 of 3)

Ramses III

Rameses III


noun

died ?1167 bc, king of ancient Egypt (?1198–?67). His reign was marked by wars in Libya and Syria
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