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- 1. Egypt, Arab Republic of Egypt, United Arab Republic
- usage: a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC
- 2. Egyptian Empire, Egypt
- usage: an ancient empire to the west of Israel; centered on the Nile River and ruled by a Pharaoh; figured in many events described in the Old Testament
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See also: egypt (Dictionary)