Associations to the word «Egypt»

Pictures for the word «Egypt»


EGYPT, proper noun. A country in North Africa. Official name: Arab Republic of Egypt.
EGYPT, proper noun. (historical) A civilization based around the river Nile, on its lower reaches nearer the Mediterranean.

Dictionary definition

EGYPT, noun. A republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC.
EGYPT, noun. An ancient empire to the west of Israel; centered on the Nile River and ruled by a Pharaoh; figured in many events described in the Old Testament.

Wise words

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