from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of northern Egypt, an industrial suburb of Cairo on the Nile River. The Great Pyramids and the Sphinx are nearby. Population: 2,680,000.
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- proper n. A city on the west bank of the Nile river in Egypt, famous for its ancient monuments, including the Great Sphinx of Giza and the Great Pyramid of Giza.
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- n. an ancient Egyptian city on the west bank of the Nile opposite Cairo; site of three Great Pyramids and the Sphinx
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