Definition of Pharaoh

1. Noun. The title of the ancient Egyptian kings.

Exact synonyms: Pharaoh Of Egypt
Specialized synonyms: Cheops, Khufu
Generic synonyms: Ruler, Swayer
Specialized synonyms: Tutankhamen
Derivative terms: Pharaonic



Definition of Pharaoh

1. n. A title by which the sovereigns of ancient Egypt were designated.

Definition of Pharaoh

1. Noun. The supreme ruler of ancient Egypt; a formal address for the sovereign seat of power as personified by the 'king' in an institutional role of Horus son of Osiris; often used by metonymy for Ancient Egyptian sovereignty ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pharaoh

1. a ruler of ancient Egypt [n -S]

Medical Definition of Pharaoh

1. 1. A title by which the sovereigns of ancient Egypt were designated. 2. See Faro. Pharaoh's chicken, the common ichneumon. Origin: Heb. Paroh; of Egyptian origin: cf. L. Pharao, Gr. Cf. Faro. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Pharaoh

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1. A Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by Sir William Smith, John Mee Fuller (1893)
"As several kings are only n?entioned by the title " pharaoh " in the Bible, it is important to endeavour to discriminate them. W-; shall therefore here ..."

2. Dr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities by William Smith (1892)
"This bondage producing no effect, pharaoh commanded the two Hebrew midwives to kill every male child as it was born ; but they deceived him, and the people ..."

3. Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Robertson Smith (1896)
"The next king of Egypt mentioned in the Bible is pharaoh Hophra, the second successor of Necho, from whom he was separated by ..."

4. Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament by Carl Friedrich Keil, Franz Delitzsch (1866)
"30) was removed by God with the words: " See, 1 have made thee a god to pharaoh, and Aaron thy brother shall be thy prophet" (chap, vii. ..."

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