flourished c3200 b.c., traditionally the unifier and 1st king of Egypt: founder of the 1st dynasty.
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How to use Menes in a sentence
Menes himself was buried on the edge of the desert near Negada, about twenty miles to the north of Thebes.
The objects found in the tombs of Menes and his successors prove that the culture of Egypt was already far advanced.
Menes made himself master of the north, and so united all Egypt under one rule.
Egyptian history begins with Menes, the founder of the united monarchy, and of the First historical dynasty.
We have already had occasion to refer to a letter received by Ole Menes of Stoughton in 1845.
British Dictionary definitions for Menes
the first king of the first dynasty of Egypt (?3100 bc). He is said to have united Upper and Lower Egypt and founded Memphis
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