[ uh-bahy-duhs ]
/ əˈbaɪ dəs /
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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How to use Abydos in a sentence
To reach Abydos, the route was north, through the province of Mysia.
I saw the priest of Abydos night and day persecuting the maiden, who had taken refuge in a temple of Isis on the island of Philae.
British Dictionary definitions for Abydos
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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