- the sun considered or personified as a deity.
- a god identified or associated with the sun.
Origin of sun god
First recorded in 1585–95
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Examples from the Web for sun-god
The representation is one of the Sun-God Dionysos upon a cross.The Non-Christian Cross
John Denham Parsons
But the Sun-God holds his eyes shut and does not let him get away.The Chinese Fairy Book
And in accordance with the tendency above spoken of, the sun-god has a consort.
He is said to be the sun-god of spring, to whom the heat of summer is fatal, and who dies in June.
To him she must come, this rose who could own no lesser god than the sun-god himself.A Book of Myths
- the sun considered as a personal deity
- a deity associated with the sun or controlling its movements