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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • Second king of the IV Dynasty of Egypt, renowned as the builder of the Great Pyramid at Giza.

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  • noun Egyptian Pharaoh of the 27th century BC who commissioned the Great Pyramid at Giza

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Examples

  • Khufu, also known as Cheops, is credited with building the Great Pyramid of Giza.

    Ancient Egyptian Boat To Be Restored In Effort To Boost Tourism (PHOTOS)

  • Khufu, also known as Cheops, is credited with building the Great Pyramid of Giza.

    Ancient Egyptian Boat To Be Restored In Effort To Boost Tourism (PHOTOS)

  • The authority's head Mustafa Amin said in a statement Friday that the pyramid of Khufu, also known as Cheops, would be closed to visitors until Saturday morning for "necessary maintenance."

    Egypt Pyramid Closes Ahead Of 11/11/11

  • The record was made by King Khufu, whom the Greeks called Cheops and who lived thirty centuries before our era.

    The Story of Mankind

  • The authority's head Mustafa Amin said in a statement Friday that the pyramid of Khufu, also known as Cheops, would be closed to visitors until Saturday morning for "necessary maintenance."

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • The authority's head Mustafa Amin said in a statement Friday that the pyramid of Khufu, also known as Cheops, would be closed until Saturday morning for "necessary maintenance."

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • The authority's head Mustafa Amin said in a statement Friday that the pyramid of Khufu, also known as Cheops, would be closed until Saturday morning for "necessary maintenance."

    The Seattle Times

  • The authority's head Mustafa Amin said in a statement Friday that the pyramid of Khufu, also known as Cheops, would be closed until Saturday morning for "necessary maintenance."

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • The authority's head Mustafa Amin said in a statement Friday that the pyramid of Khufu, also known as Cheops, would be closed to visitors until Saturday morning for "necessary maintenance."

    USATODAY.com News

  • The authority's head Mustafa Amin said in a statement Friday that the pyramid of Khufu, also known as Cheops, would be closed to visitors until Saturday morning for "necessary maintenance."

    SFGate: Don Asmussen: Bad Reporter

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