Definition for egypt (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for egypt
For now, the Egyptian government has issued a statement saying that Clooney is free to enter Egypt “whenever she wants.”
The only repercussions Iraqi has faced are outside of Egypt, as she lost her place in an upcoming Swiss Film Festival, he added.
Egypt has a comparatively low number of HIV cases compared to the rest of Africa, with just 11,000 infected people nationwide.
Jordan also banned it, and Malaysia, Egypt, and Indonesia subjected it to their censorship boards.When Countries Lose Their Shit Over American Movies|Asawin Suebsaeng|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the site has seen little of the decimation from heavy tourism that has plagued the northern pyramids of Giza in Egypt.
After the obsequies they seek the young Apis, they seek him throughout sacred Egypt.The Tour|Louis Couperus
However, if you know so much about islands, you must also know how we happened to go into India—or Egypt.The Best Short Stories of 1917|Various
And we know that in Egypt as many as thirteen or fourteen different kinds were common.
Blanc, who, when in Egypt, was very much struck with this phenomenon.A history of art in ancient Egypt, Vol. I (of 2)|Georges Perrot
It was closely connected with the Jewish Therapeutæ of Egypt, and was the leading mystic order of the time.Reincarnation and the Law of Karma|William Walker Atkinson
British Dictionary definitions for egypt
Word Origin and History for egypt
Old English Egipte, from French Egypte, from Greek Aigyptos "the river Nile, Egypt," from Amarna Hikuptah, corresponding to Egyptian Ha(t)-ka-ptah "temple of the soul of Ptah," the creative god associated with Memphis, the ancient city of Egypt.
Strictly one of the names of Memphis, it was taken by the Greeks as the name of the whole country. The Egyptian name, Kemet, means "black country," possibly in reference to the rich delta soil. The Arabic is Misr, which is derived from Mizraim, the name of a son of Biblical Ham.
Culture definitions for egypt (1 of 2)
An ancient empire in Africa that was centered on the Nile River. Ruled by a pharaoh, Egypt figures prominently in many events in the Bible (see also Bible), including the stories of Joseph and his brothers and of Moses and the Exodus. (See under “World Geography.”)
Culture definitions for egypt (2 of 2)
Officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, a country in northeastern Africa bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Israel and the Red Sea to the east, Sudan to the south, and Libya to the west. The principal geographic feature of the country is the Nile River. Its capital and largest city is Cairo. (See also Alexandria.)