Saïs

[ sey-is ]
/ ˈseɪ ɪs /

noun

an ancient city in N Egypt, on the Nile delta: an ancient capital of Lower Egypt.

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Saïs
/ (ˈseɪɪs) /

noun

(in ancient Egypt) a city in the W Nile delta; the royal capital of the 24th dynasty (about 730–715 bc) and the 26th dynasty (about 664–525 bc)
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