HyperDic: thebes

English > 2 senses of the word Thebes:
NOUNlocationThebesan ancient Egyptian city on the Nile River that flourished from the 22nd century BC to the 18th century BC
locationThebesan ancient Greek city in Boeotia destroyed by Alexander the Great in 336 BC
Thebes > pronunciation
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English > Thebes: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningAn ancient Egyptian city on the Nile River that flourished from the 22nd century BC to the 18th century BC; today the archeological remains include many splendid / splendid temples and tombs.
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
MembersThebanAn Egyptian inhabitant of ancient Thebes
Part ofEgypt, Arab Republic of Egypt, United Arab RepublicA republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971
AdjectivesThebanof or relating to the Egyptian city of Thebes or its people or culture
English > Thebes: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningAn ancient Greek city in Boeotia destroyed by Alexander the Great in 336 BC.
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
MembersThebanA Greek inhabitant of ancient Thebes
Part ofBoeotiaA district of ancient Greece to the northwest of Athens
SpanishTebas
CatalanTebas
AdjectivesThebanof or relating to the Greek city of Thebes or its people or culture

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