Associations to the word «Nile»


NILE, proper noun. A large river in Africa flowing through Khartoum and Cairo into the Mediterranean Sea, usually considered to be the longest river in the world.
NILE BLUE, noun. A pale greenish blue colour.
NILE BLUE, noun. A stain used in biology and histology.
NILE BLUE, adjective. Of a pale greenish blue colour.
NILE CROCODILE, noun. A large fierce carnivorous semi-aquatic African crocodile.
NILE GREEN, noun. A yellowish green colour.
NILE GREEN, adjective. Of a yellowish green colour.
NILE PERCH, noun. Lates niloticus, a species of freshwater fish in family Latidae of order Perciformes.

Dictionary definition

NILE, noun. The world's longest river (4150 miles); flows northward through eastern Africa into the Mediterranean; the Nile River valley in Egypt was the site of the world's first great civilization.

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