Meaning of Nasser


Pronunciation: (nä'sur, nas'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. 1918–70, Egyptian military and political leader: prime minister of Egypt 1954–56; president of Egypt 1956–58; president of the United Arab Republic 1958–70.
  2. a reservoir in SE Egypt, formed in the Nile River S of the Aswan High Dam; S part, in N Sudan, namedab. 300 mi. (500 km) long; 6 mi. (10 km) wide.
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