Origin of rā
noun Egyptian Religion.
Examples from the Web for ras
For the most part, residents of Ras Baalbek say they feel secure.
Ras Baalbek is just one of a handful of Christian villages in the northern Bekaa Valley not far from the Syrian border.
Armed men also stopped voters from casting their ballots in the port town of Ras Lanuf.Polls Close in First Libyan Election in More Than 40 Years|Jamie Dettmer|July 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The nearest shelter was a hotel in the residential portion of the Ras Lanuf oil complex, and I got there as quickly as I could.
Tyler described some of that Ras Lanuf fighting in an interview for a New York Times blog.
The attractions at the Atrium were set out fully; but the name of Ras Fendihook did not appear.Jaffery|William J. Locke
After dinner they slipped away to parties of ladies, where anarchy prevailed as completely as at the house of the ras.
The Master took no delight in compositions that clashed with the theory of bhakti and lacked the spirit of delight (ras).Chaitanya's Life And Teachings|Krishna das Kaviraja
Over every five or six Ras Miya an Emir presides, who is also provided with an assistant.Fire and Sword in the Sudan|Rudolf C. Slatin
We settled there for several days, not being able to go nearer Ras Momi for reasons connected with water.Southern Arabia|Theodore Bent
Word Origin for RA
the chemical symbol for
Ethiopian title, from Amharic ras "chief, head," from Arabic ra's.
"hawk-headed sovereign sun god of Egyptian mythology," from Egyptian R' "sun, day."