El-Aksur

noun
a city in central Egypt on the east bank of the Nile that is a center for visitors to the ruins of and around Thebes
Syn: ↑Luxor
Instance Hypernyms: ↑city, ↑metropolis, ↑urban center
Part Holonyms: ↑Egypt, ↑Arab Republic of Egypt, ↑United Arab Republic

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  • Luxor — /luk sawr/, n. a town in S (Upper) Egypt, on the Nile: ruins of ancient Thebes. 84,600. * * * Arabic Al Uqṣur City (pop., 1996: 360,503), Upper Egypt. Its name has been given to the southern half of the ruins of Thebes. It is centred on the Great …   Universalium

  • Luxor — Original name in latin Luxor Name in other language Al Uqsur, Al Uqur, El Aqsur, El Kusur, El Qusur, El Uqsor, El Aksur, Gorad Luksor, LXR, Louksor, Louxor, Loxor, Loxr, Lucsar, Luksor, Luksoras, Luksoro, Luqsor, Luxor, Luxor alaqsr, Luxor Lxor,… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Arab Republic of Egypt — noun a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC • Syn: ↑Egypt, ↑United Arab Republic • Derivationally related forms: ↑Egyptian (for: ↑Egypt) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Egypt — noun 1. a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑Arab Republic of Egypt, ↑United Arab Republic • Derivationally related… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Luxor — noun a city in central Egypt on the east bank of the Nile that is a center for visitors to the ruins of and around Thebes • Syn: ↑El Aksur • Instance Hypernyms: ↑city, ↑metropolis, ↑urban center • Part Holonyms: ↑Egypt, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • United Arab Republic — noun a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC • Syn: ↑Egypt, ↑Arab Republic of Egypt • Derivationally related forms: ↑Egyptian (for: ↑Egypt) …   Useful english dictionary

  • urban center — noun a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts (Freq. 2) Ancient Troy was a great city • Syn: ↑city, ↑metropolis • Derivationally related forms: ↑metropolitan (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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