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Definition for lower egypt (2 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for lower egypt (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for lower egypt (2 of 2)
Cultural definitions for lower 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.”)
Cultural definitions for lower 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.)