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.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- 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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an ancient Egyptian city on the west bank of the Nile opposite Cairo; site of three Great Pyramids and the Sphinx
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Under the scheme, the voice heard at the tiny mosques in Giza will be the same one issuing from the giant mosque at the Citadel across the valley, and the two calls will begin and end together.
The bar at the Mena House Hotel, in Giza, has half a dozen floor-to-ceiling windows, and the view of the Great Pyramid of Khufu fills them all.
President Mubarak himself raised the topic of garbage in Giza aka the Giza Garbage crisis in his last meeting with the cabinet.
tands on the Giza Plateau on the west bank of the Nile in Giza, near modern-day Cairo, Egypt.
The Great pyramid of Giza is to be found arguably at the centre of the earth’s landmass (30 degrees north, 31 degrees east) – both north-south and east-west.
As the great and mystical saying Om turns from a circle into a square as it reaches “mmm”, so too this great collection of human thought and quantum emotion turns into a square base at the great pyramid in Giza.
When we first set up shop in a dusty film studio in Giza, which is the town next to Cairo, I found Dr. Sala on the back lot, aging some of our sets with silt from the Nile.
It stood at the point where the lush river valley of Cairo met the edge of the Western Desert, on a raised section of cliffs called the Giza Plateau.
It is referred to as the Giza type, and has been traced by Professor Elliot Smith from Egypt to the
Seriously I am calling the Giza citizens not to pay the garbage collection fees for that period, in fact if the governorate reaches to a solution to this crisis it should not take money from the citizens for a period equal to the one garbage was accumulating like the pyramids!!