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Definition of "sun god" []

  • Mythology A god that personifies 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 "sun god" in a sentence
  • "The miasmata might be caused by the action of the sun, which replaced the sun god Apollo, who, according to the myth, had inflicted a plague upon Thebes which was polluted by the deeds of"
  • "Here on a raised mound where the easternmost branch of the Nile met the main channel of the river was the celebrated temple of Ra, known to the Greeks as the sun god Helios."
  • "On a stone stele beneath the figure of the sun god Shamash were carved the many laws that governed the land."