from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A village of northern Egypt near Cairo. It is the site of the oldest Egyptian pyramids, including the Step Pyramid built for Zoser during the III Dynasty (c. 2980-2900 B.C.).
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- n. a town in northern Egypt; site of the oldest Egyptian pyramids
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