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Meaning of Memphis

Mem•phis

Pronunciation: (mem'fis), [key]
— n.
  1. a port in SW Tennessee, on the Mississippi. 646,356.
  2. a ruined city in Lower Egypt, on the Nile, S of Cairo: the ancient capital of Egypt.

Mem•phis

Pronunciation: (mem'fis), [key]
— n.
  1. a group of international designers and architects, formed in the 1980s and based in Milan, whose work is characterized by the use of bold colors, geometric shapes, and unconventional, often playful, designs.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to this group or its style of design.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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