nubia

[ noo-bee-uh, nyoo- ]
/ ˈnu bi ə, ˈnyu- /

noun

a light, knitted woolen head scarf for women.

Origin of nubia

1855–60; < Latin nūb(ēs) a cloud + -ia

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Nubia

[ noo-bee-uh, nyoo- ]
/ ˈnu bi ə, ˈnyu- /

noun

a region in S Egypt and the Sudan, N of Khartoum, extending from the Nile to the Red Sea.
Kingdom of, an ancient state in Nubia, 2000 b.c.–a.d.
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Nubia

/ (ˈnjuːbɪə) /

noun

an ancient region of NE Africa, on the Nile, extending from Aswan to Khartoum
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