Definition of Sun-worship

1. Noun. The worship of the sun.

Exact synonyms: Heliolatry
Generic synonyms: Worship

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sun-worship

sumsets
sumti
sumti tcita
sumy
sun
sun-bittern
sun-burner
sun-burners
sun-drenched
sun-dried
sun-god
sun-kissed
sun-ray
sun-ray lamp
sun-up
sun-worship (current term)
sun bathing
sun bear
sun bears
sun bittern
sun bitterns
sun blocker
sun cream
sun dance
sun deck
sun dog
sun dogs
sun gear
sun hat
sun helmet

Literary usage of Sun-worship

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"SUN WORSHIP, a form of nature worship which prevailed in all the ancient civilizations. In numerous primitive religions the sun is not the supreme deity: in ..."

2. Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology, Philosophy by Sir Edward Burnett Tylor (1891)
"... for religious purposes—Orientation : its relation to Sun-myth and sun-worship ; rules of East and West as to burial of dead, position of worship, ..."

3. Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology, Philosophy by Edward Burnett Tylor (1874)
"... its relation to Sun.myth nnd Sun.Worship; rules of East and West as to burial of dead, position of worship, ami structure of temple—Lustration by Water ..."

4. Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology, Philosophy by Edward Burnett Tylor (1889)
"... Drugs used to produce ecstasy — Swoons and fits induced for religious purposes — Orientation : its relation to Sun-myth and Sun- Worship ; rules of East ..."

5. Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology, Philosophy by Edward Burnett Tylor (1889)
"... Swoons and fits induced for religious purposes— Orientation : its relation to Sun-myth and Sun-Worship ; rules of East and West as to burial of dead, ..."

6. Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology, Philosophy by Edward Burnett Tylor (1903)
"... induced for religious purposes—Orientation: its relation to Sun-myth and sun-worship ; rules of East and West as to burial of dead, position of worship, ..."

7. The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll by Robert Green Ingersoll (1901)
"Sun worship is not only the first, but the most natural and most reasonable of all. And not only the most natural and the most reasonable, but by far the ..."

8. The Dawn of Astronomy: A Study of the Temple-worship and Mythology of the by Joseph Norman Lockyer, Norman Lockyer (1894)
"THE HISTORY OF sun-worship AT AN NTT AND THEBES. Now that we have been able to discuss with more or less fulness the stars—very few in number—to which the ..."

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