- nounone of the two main administrative districts of Egypt; consists of the Nile delta
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Lower Egypt — Ancient Egyptian Tamehu. The area of Egypt comprising the Nile Delta from the Mediterranean Sea north to Memphis. It appears to have evolved into a separate kingdom, possibly with its capital at Buto, during the Predynastic Period and was… … Ancient Egypt
Lower Egypt — is the northern most section of Egypt. It refers to the fertile Nile Delta region, which stretches from the area between El Aiyat and Zawyet Dahshur, south of modern day Cairo, and the Mediterranean Sea.Today there are two principal channels that … Wikipedia
Lower Egypt — /loh euhr/. See under Egypt. * * * ▪ geographical division, Egypt Arabic Mịsr Baḥrī, geographic and cultural division of Egypt consisting primarily of the triangular Nile River delta region and bounded generally by the 30th parallel… … Universalium
Lower Egypt — Egypt’s delta area north of Cairo and including Alexandria and Port Said … Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games
Lower Egypt — /loʊər ˈidʒəpt/ (say lohuhr eejuhpt) noun See Egypt (def. 2) … Australian English dictionary
Upper and Lower Egypt — Ancient Egypt was divided into two regions, known as Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt. To the north was Lower Egypt where the Nile fanned out with its several mouths to form the Nile Delta. To the south was Upper Egypt, stretching to Syene. The two… … Wikipedia
Hermopolis (Lower Egypt) — Hermopolis (Greek: polytonic|Ἑρμοῦ πόλις) also known as Hermopolis Mikra (polytonic|Ἑρμοῦ πόλις μικρά) and Hermopolis Parva was an ancient city of Egypt. It was capital of the 15th nome of Lower Egypt, situated a little below Thmuis (Strabo xvii … Wikipedia
Busiris (Lower Egypt) — Busiris (Greek: polytonic|Βούσιρις, Herod. i. 59, 61,165; Strabo xvii. p. 802; Plut. Is. et Osir. 30; Ptol. iv. 5. § 51; Plin. v. 9. s. 11: Hierocl. p. 725; Steph. B. s. v. ) was an ancient city of Lower Egypt, located at the modern Abu Sir Bana … Wikipedia
Egypt — • Provides information on history, religion, and literature Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Egypt Egypt † … Catholic encyclopedia
EGYPT — EGYPT, country in N.E. Africa, centering along the banks of the River Nile from the Mediterranean coast southward beyond the first cataract at Aswan. The ancient Egyptians named their land Kemi, the Black Land, while the neighboring Asiatic… … Encyclopedia of Judaism