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Definition of "heliolatry" []

  • Worship of the sun. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "heliolatry" in a sentence
  • "Too many of them apply to it facile generalizations, such as "heliolatry," "animism,""
  • "But she misspelled "heliolatry" in Round 22, and Kyle correctly spelled "dirigible" and then "nectarivorous," for good measure."
  • "Widespread over the earth has been, and still is, the worship of the sun; some mythologists, indeed, would go too far and explain almost every feature of savage and barbarous religion as a sun-myth or as smacking of heliolatry."
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