Abydos

[ uh-bahy-duh s ]
/ əˈbaɪ dəs /
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noun

an ancient ruined city in central Egypt, near Thebes: temples and necropolis.
an ancient town in NW Asia Minor, at the narrowest part of the Hellespont.

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Abydos

/ (əˈbaɪdəs) /

noun

an ancient town in central Egypt: site of many temples and tombs
an ancient Greek colony on the Asiatic side of the Dardanelles (Hellespont): scene of the legend of Hero and Leander
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