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Menes

[mee-neez]
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noun
  1. flourished c3200 b.c., traditionally the unifier and 1st king of Egypt: founder of the 1st dynasty.
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Historical Examples

  • Menes (the first King of the first dynasty on Manetho's list) is at their head.

    Museum of Antiquity

    L. W. Yaggy

  • Menes was the king who succeeded in accomplishing the unification of Egypt.

  • Dynasty; and, in the other direction, all schemes commence with Menes.

    Tradition

    John Francis Arundell

  • The friends of Menes seek in vain to persuade him to dispute the throne.

  • Menes, who is said to have been the first king of Egypt, was believed to be a god.


British Dictionary definitions for menes

Menes

noun
  1. 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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