HyperDic: nile

English > 1 sense of the word Nile:
NOUNobjectNile, Nile Riverthe world's longest river (4150 miles)
Nile > pronunciation
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English > Nile: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningThe world's longest river (4150 miles); flows northward through eastern Africa into the Mediterranean; the Nile River valley in Egypt was the site of the world's first great civilization.
SynonymNile River
Instance ofriverA large natural stream of water (larger / larger than a creek)
Part ofEgypt, Arab Republic of Egypt, United Arab RepublicA republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971
Sudan, Republic of the Sudan, SoudanA republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea
Uganda, Republic of UgandaA landlocked republic in eastern Africa
AdjectivesNiloticof or relating to the Nile River or the people living near it

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