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Sakkara

[suh-kahr-uh]
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noun
  1. Saqqara.
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Saqqara

or Sak·ka·ra

[suh-kahr-uh]
noun
  1. a village in S Egypt, S of Cairo: site of the necropolis of ancient Memphis; step pyramids; mastabas.
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Historical Examples

  • “She went to visit Memphis and Sakkara with her cousin,” said the smiling chaperon.

    The Curved Blades

    Carolyn Wells

  • The Pyramids of Sakkara are near the village of the same name.

  • Unless I make a study at Sakkara, which is just possible, this will be the end of my work on the Nile.

  • Those Sakkara pyramids lack the majesty of the Pyramids, and one looks at the amorphous heaps in an oppressed silence.

  • There is another monument at Sakkara that is of special interest to us in its consideration of old-time medicine.