Ramses

biographical name
Ram·​ses | \ ˈram-ˌsēz How to pronounce Ramses (audio) \
variants: or Rameses \ ˈra-​mə-​ˌsēz How to pronounce Rameses (audio) \

Definition of Ramses

name of 11 kings of Egypt: especially II (reigned 1304–1237 b.c.); III (reigned 1198–1166 b.c.)

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