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from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a town in Upper Egypt
  • n. a collection of 13 ancient papyrus codices translated from Greek into Coptic that were discovered by farmers near the town of Nag Hammadi in 1945; the codices contain 45 distinct works including the chief sources of firsthand knowledge of Gnosticism


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