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solarism

[ soh-luh-riz-uhm ]
/ ˈsoʊ ləˌrɪz əm /
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noun
the interpretation of myths by reference to the sun, especially such interpretation carried to an extreme.
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Origin of solarism

First recorded in 1880–85; solar1 + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM solarism

so·lar·ist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for solarism

solarism
/ (ˈsəʊləˌrɪzəm) /

noun
the explanation of myths in terms of the movements and influence of the sun

Derived forms of solarism

solarist, noun
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