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Tanis

[tey-nis] /ˈteɪ nɪs/
noun
1.
an ancient city in Lower Egypt, in the Nile delta.
Biblical Zoan.
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  • It was the host of the women of Tanis, and every woman bore a lighted torch.

    The World's Desire H. Rider Haggard and Andrew Lang
  • The first was from the conspirators in Tanis, the second from Siptah's mother.

    Joshua, Complete Georg Ebers
  • What must she think of him, if he left Tanis without a word of greeting, of farewell.

    Joshua, Complete Georg Ebers
  • Men and women thronged the road to Tanis to meet their approaching kindred.

    Joshua, Complete Georg Ebers
  • On the third day after his arrival he left Tennis and sailed from Tanis for Alexandria.

    Arachne, Complete Georg Ebers
  • He had met your uncle at Tanis who inquired as to your health.

    Moon of Israel H. Rider Haggard
  • So we went, and this was the last time that I looked upon Amenmeses at Tanis.

    Moon of Israel H. Rider Haggard
  • You may remember that at Tanis you said that you were affianced and there was that in your voice——.

    Moon of Israel H. Rider Haggard
  • It is the ancient Tanis, the ruins of which are still to be seen.

    Asiatic Breezes Oliver Optic
  • I abode until the fourth month of the third season, being in Tanis.

    Archology and the Bible George A. Barton
British Dictionary definitions for Tanis

Tanis

/ˈteɪnɪs/
noun
1.
an ancient city located in the E part of the Nile delta: abandoned after the 6th century ad; at one time the capital of Egypt Biblical name Zoan
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