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Meroë

or Mer·o·we

[mer-oh-ee]
noun
  1. a ruined city in Sudan, on the Nile, NE of Khartoum: a capital of ancient Ethiopia that was destroyed a.d. c350.
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Meroë

noun
  1. an ancient city in N Sudan, on the Nile; capital of a kingdom that flourished from about 700 bc to about 350 ad
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