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Thebes

[theebz] /θibz/
noun
1.
an ancient city in Upper Egypt, on the Nile, whose ruins are located in the modern towns of Karnak and Luxor: a former capital of Egypt.
2.
a city of ancient Greece, in Boeotia: a rival of ancient Athens.
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Thebaic
[thi-bey-ik] /θɪˈbeɪ ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
Theban
[thee-buh n] /ˈθi bən/ (Show IPA),
adjective, noun
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Thebaic

/θɪˈbeɪɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the ancient Greek city of Thebes or its inhabitants
2.
of or relating to the ancient Egyptian city of Thebes or its inhabitants

Thebes

/θiːbz/
noun
1.
(in ancient Greece) the chief city of Boeotia, destroyed by Alexander the Great (336 bc)
2.
(in ancient Egypt) a city on the Nile: at various times capital of Upper Egypt or of the entire country
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