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Ramesside

adjective Ram·es·side \ˈraməˌsīd, -sə̇d\
variants: less commonly

Ramessid

\-sə̇d\

Definition of Ramesside

  1. :  of or relating to the kings of ancient Egypt named Ramses; especially :  of or relating to the kings of the XXth dynasty founded by Ramses III about 1200 b.c.

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Origin and Etymology of ramesside

irregular (influence of the Greek form Rhamessēs) from Rameses (Ramses), the name of 12 kings of ancient Egypt that reigned intermittently from about 1315–1090 b.c. + English -ide, -id


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Ramesside

noun Ram·es·side \"\
variants: less commonly

Ramessid

\"\

Definition of Ramesside

plural

-s

  1. :  a king of the XXth Egyptian dynasty

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