What does the word egypt mean?

  • A republic in northwest Africa. Its capital is Cairo. It was a very ancient kingdom which, by ca. 3000 B. C., was one of the early civilizations of the ancient world. It was the center of Hellenistic culture 330- 323 B. C. and part of the Roman Empire from 30 B. C. until 640 A. D.

Usage examples for egypt

  1. With this tutor he had the opportunity of seeing Egypt, Palestine, and a great part of the Eastern country. – The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland (1753),Vol. V. by Theophilus Cibber
  2. He has set me wild to go to Egypt. – The Sherrods by George Barr McCutcheon
  3. What is Egypt to thee? – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009

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