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Thebes



Pronunciation: (thēbz), [key]
n.
1. an ancient city in Upper Egypt, on the Nile, whose ruins are located in the modern towns of Karnak and Luxor: a former capital of Egypt.
2. a city of ancient Greece, in Boeotia: a rival of ancient Athens.

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