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Phar·aoh

or phar·aoh  (fâr′ō, fā′rō)
n.
1. A king of ancient Egypt.
2. A tyrant.

[Middle English Pharao, from Late Latin Pharaō, from Greek, from Hebrew par'ō, from Egyptian pr-'' : pr, house + '', great.]

Phar′a·on′ic (fâr′ā-ŏn′ĭk) adj.

Pharaoh

(ˈfɛərəʊ)
n
(Historical Terms) the title of the ancient Egyptian kings
[Old English Pharaon, via Latin, Greek, and Hebrew ultimately from Egyptian pr-'o great house]
Pharaonic adj

Phar•aoh

(ˈfɛər oʊ, ˈfær oʊ, ˈfeɪ roʊ)

n.
1. a title of an ancient Egyptian king.
2. (l.c.) tyrant.
[before 900; Middle English Pharao, Old English Pharaon < Latin pharao < Greek pharaṓ, s. pharaōn- < Hebrew phār‘ōh < Egyptian pr ‘' great house (orig. a designation for the palace)]
Phar•a•on•ic (ˌfɛər eɪˈɒn ɪk, ˌfær-) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Pharaoh - the title of the ancient Egyptian kingsPharaoh - the title of the ancient Egyptian kings
Cheops, Khufu - Egyptian Pharaoh of the 27th century BC who commissioned the Great Pyramid at Giza
ruler, swayer - a person who rules or commands; "swayer of the universe"
Translations
faraofaraon
faarao
faraon
fáraó
faraón
farao

Pharaoh

[ˈfɛərəʊ] NFaraón m

Pharaoh

[ˈfɛərəʊ] npharaon m

Pharaoh

nPharao m; the tombs of the Pharaohsdie Pharaonengräber pl

Pharaoh

[ˈfɛərəʊ] nfaraone m
References in classic literature ?
As when the potent Rod Of AMRAMS Son in EGYPTS evill day Wav'd round the Coast, up call'd a pitchy cloud Of LOCUSTS, warping on the Eastern Wind, That ore the Realm of impious PHAROAH hung Like Night, and darken'd all the Land of NILE: So numberless were those bad Angels seen Hovering on wing under the Cope of Hell 'Twixt upper, nether, and surrounding Fires; Till, as a signal giv'n, th' uplifted Spear Of their great Sultan waving to direct Thir course, in even ballance down they light On the firm brimstone, and fill all the Plain; A multitude, like which the populous North Pour'd never from her frozen loyns, to pass RHENE or the DANAW, when her barbarous Sons Came like a Deluge on the South, and spread Beneath GIBRALTAR to the LYBIAN sands.
Who or what are the Jebusites, Egypt, Pharoah, and Saul?
The Emirati is only the second Arab driver to win the gruelling Pharoahs Rally -- his friend Saeed Al Hajiri of Qatar won the event in a Porsche 959 in 1985.
The PSNI want to speak to the pharoahs, who they believe may be from the Cookstown or Mid-Ulster areas.