Rameses


Rameses
The area in Egypt where Joseph installed his family (Gen. 47:11); it takes its name from the town which was later built there by Israelite slave labour under another Pharaoh, Rameses Ⅱ. It became the delta residence of the dynasty.

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  • Rameses — [ram′ə sēz΄] n. var. of RAMSES1 …   English World dictionary

  • Rameses — Infobox College Mascot name = Rameses image size = 200 caption = Statue of Rameses outside Kenan Memorial Stadium university = University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill conference = Atlantic Coast Conference conference short = ACC description …   Wikipedia

  • Rameses —     the land of (Gen. 47:11), was probably the land of Goshen (q.v.) 45:10. After the Hebrews had built Rameses, one of the treasure cities, it came to be known as the land in which that city was built.    The city bearing this name (Ex. 12:37)… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Rameses — noun any of 12 kings of ancient Egypt between 1315 and 1090 BC • Syn: ↑Ramesses, ↑Ramses • Instance Hypernyms: ↑king, ↑male monarch, ↑Rex • Instance Hyponyms: ↑Rameses II, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rameses II — noun king of Egypt between 1304 and 1237 BC who built many monuments • Syn: ↑Ramesses II, ↑Ramses II, ↑Rameses the Great, ↑Ramesses the Great, ↑Ramses the Great • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Rameses, ↑Ramesses, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rameses — biographical name see Ramses …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Rameses — /ram euh seez /, n. 1. Ramses (def. 1). 2. Raamses. * * * …   Universalium

  • RAMESES —    the name of several ancient kings of Egypt, of which the most famous are R. II., who erected a number of monuments in token of his greatness, and at whose court Moses was brought up; and R. III., the first king of the twentieth dynasty, under… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Rameses — n. dynasty of pharaohs of ancient Egypt between 1315 and 1090 B.C …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Rameses — Ram•e•ses [[t]ˈræm əˌsiz[/t]] n. anh big Ramses …   From formal English to slang


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