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Pharaon

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pharaon See Pharaoh, 2.
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Usage

In literature:

The odds in favour of winning several times are about the same as in the game of Pharaon, and are as delusive.
"The Gaming Table: Its Votaries and Victims" by Andrew Steinmetz
I have been here a week, and the only living creature who seemed to recollect me was the Pharaon.
"The Wrecker" by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne
Is it really your intention to make me captain of the Pharaon?
"The Count of Monte Cristo" by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
Memphis, one of the old Pharaonic capitals, soon fell, and Alexandria was invested.
"History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science" by John William Draper
It is not Roman or Saracenic or Gothic, it is distinctly Pharaonic.
"The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner" by Charles Dudley Warner
The Pharaonic Egyptians are the Egyptians of history.
"Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations" by Archibald Sayce
Would the trials and tribulations and Pharaonic plagues never cease descending on her!
"No. 13 Washington Square" by Leroy Scott
But it was the mercenaries who constituted the most active and effective section of the Pharaonic armies.
"History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 6 (of 12)" by G. Maspero
It is to be noticed that Petra itself is called by the Arabs, Wadi Pharaon, {316} not Wadi Moosa.
"Byeways in Palestine" by James Finn
Ritual, Egyptian, 93; Pharaonic, 236 n. 70.
"The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism" by Franz Cumont
Pyramids were, in the Pharaonic times, peculiar to Memphis.
"The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 3, February, 1851" by Various
It is very far from equaling the Pharaonic obelisks in dimensions, it being only twenty-two feet high.
"Museum of Antiquity" by L. W. Yaggy
It dates from Pharaonic times, having been begun by "Sesostris," continued by Necho II.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 1" by Various
Pharaon, King of Egypt.
"Basque Legends" by Wentworth Webster
Mr. Birch, of London, has nearly ready for the press a work on the titles of the officers of the Pharaonic court.
"The Progress of Ethnology" by John Russell Bartlett
In its center arose that solemn triumph of Pharaonic architecture, the Serapeum.
"Saul of Tarsus" by Elizabeth Miller
In Pharaonic times it supported a large population, but the numerous ruins are mostly of later date.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 7" by Various
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In news:

Pharaonic princess's 4,500-year-old tomb found near Egyptian capital .
The monuments may be glorious, but visiting Egypt's famed Giza Pyramids has long been a nightmare, with hawkers peddling camel rides and pharaonic trinkets hustling tourists relentlessly at every turn.
Pharaonic princess' 4,500-year-old tomb found near Cairo.
Prized Pharaonic objects missing from Egypt Museum.
Pharaonic princess's 4,500-year-old tomb found near Egyptian capital.
When they returned to work during this excavation season, they discovered the shaft went about 16 feet down to the door of a chamber, inside of which were about 28 pharaonic jars and seven coffins, or sarcophagi .
Archaeologists have rediscovered the Nag el-Hamdulab site west of the Nile, and they report rock art there depicts Egyptian rulers around 3100 BC, just as Pharaonic power coalesced in the region.
Today, revolutionary memorabilia has replaced Pharaonic knickknacks in street-side stalls.
Three recently discovered statues were found in a complex of tombs, including one of pharaonic princess Shert Nebti, in the Abusir region, south of Cairo, Egypt.
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's antiquities ministry says that Czech archaeologists have unearthed the 4,500-year-old tomb of a Pharaonic princess south of Cairo.
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