solarism

[soh-luh-riz-uh m]

noun

the interpretation of myths by reference to the sun, especially such interpretation carried to an extreme.

Origin of solarism

First recorded in 1880–85; solar1 + -ism
Related formsso·lar·ist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for solarism

solarism

noun

the explanation of myths in terms of the movements and influence of the sun
Derived Formssolarist, noun
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