(Q1211369)

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empire on which the sun never sets

phrase describing a large empire

  • el imperio donde nunca se pone el sol
  • γῆν τὴν Περσίδα ἀποδέξομεν τῷ Διὸς αἰθέρι ὁμουρέουσαν. οὐ γὰρ δὴ χώρην γε οὐδεμίαν κατόψεται ἥλιος ὅμουρον ἐοῦσαν τῇ ἡμετέρῃ
  • the sun will then shine on no land beyond our borders
  • He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river unto the ends of the earth [...] for ‘as long as the sun and moon endure, throughout all generations
  • all what the sun encircles
  • all the lands from sunrise to sunset
  • from the rising to the setting sun

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