from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of central Egypt on the eastern bank of the Nile River. Built partially on the site of ancient Thebes, it includes the Temple of Luxor built in the reign of Amenhotep III and added to significantly by Rameses II, who had colossal statues of himself erected at the complex. Population: 198,000.
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- n. a city in central Egypt on the east bank of the Nile that is a center for visitors to the ruins of and around Thebes
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