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1) Ra, in Egyptian religion. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ra, in Egyptian religion, (ra) (KEY) or Re (ra) (KEY) , in Egyptian religion, sun god, one of the most important gods of ancient Egypt. Ra was chief of the cosmic...

2) Ra'ra A'vis (Latin, a rare bird). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...quite out of the common course. Black swans are now familiar to us; they are natives of Australia, and have given its name to the "Swan river." At one time a black...

3) Ra, chemical symbol. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ra, chemical symbol, symbol for the element radium....

4) Ra'hu. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The demon that causes eclipses. One day Rahu stole into Valhalla to quaff some of the nectar of immortality. He was discovered by the Sun and Moon, who informed against...

5) Ra'leigh. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Sir Walter Scott introduces in Kenilworth the tradition of his laying down his cloak on a miry spot for the queen to step on. 1 "Hark ye, Master Raleigh, see thou...

6) Ra'na. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Goddess of the sea, and wife of the sea-god Aeger. (Scandinavian mythology.) 1 "'May Rana keep them in the deep, As is her wont, And no one save them from the grave,'...

7) Ra'siel. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The angel who was the tutor of Adam. (Talmud.) 1...

8) Ra'venstone. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The stone gibbet of Germany; so called from the ravens which are wont to perch on it. (German rabenstein.) 1 "Do you think I ll honour you so much as save your throat...

9) Ra'venswood (Allan, Lord of). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A decayed Scotch nobleman of the Royalist party. 1 Master Edgar Ravenswood. His son, who falls in love with Lucy Ashton, daughter of Sir William Ashton, Lord-Keeper...

10) Gema'ra (g hard). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...discussions, and amplifications of the Jewish Mishna. There is the Babylonian Gema ra and the Jerusalem Gema ra. The former, which is the more complete, is by the...

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