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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Relating to Thebes, an ancient city of Upper Egypt, on the Nile, and a center of Egyptian civilization.
  • Relating to Thebes, in antiquity the chief city of Bœotia in Greece.
  • noun An inhabitant of Thebes in Egypt.
  • noun An inhabitant of Thebes in Greece.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A native or inhabitant of Thebes; also, a wise man.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to Thebes.
  • adjective (Anc. Chron.) the Egyptian year of 365 days and 6 hours.

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

  • adjective of or relating to the Egyptian city of Thebes or its people or culture
  • noun a Greek inhabitant of ancient Thebes
  • noun an Egyptian inhabitant of ancient Thebes
  • adjective of or relating to the Greek city of Thebes or its people or culture

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