- an ancient city in N Egypt, on the Nile delta: an ancient capital of Lower Egypt.
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Examples from the Web for sais
She sais, she is glad I remember so much, but I have not done the subject justice.Diary of Anna Green Winslow
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Since leaving the Fayoum he has been working on the site of Sais.
The lady looking to the "sais" said, "Sais, do you not see the hills?"Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877
I ordered two boxes, and handed them over to the sais with my love.The Works of Rudyard Kipling: One Volume Edition
The great goddess Neith, who rules in Sais, grant this, my son!An Egyptian Princess, Complete
- (in ancient Egypt) a city in the W Nile delta; the royal capital of the 24th dynasty (about 730–715 bc) and the 26th dynasty (about 664–525 bc)
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