Assuan


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Assuan

(ɑːsˈwɑːn) or

Assouan

n
(Placename) variant spellings of Aswan
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Noun1.Assuan - an ancient city on the Nile in EgyptAssuan - an ancient city on the Nile in Egypt; two dams across the Nile have been built nearby
Arab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic - 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
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Initially, Kraftwerk was appointed by Cairo Solar Farm to carry out a pre-feasibility study in respect to three regions in Egypt for the solar farm development -- Assuan, Asyut, and Sharm El Sheikh.
New in the market is the Assuan Brown series by Venis, porcelain tiles that have the appearance of microcrystalline limestone finish.
Travellers are especially being warned and asked to avoid Cairo and other main tourist centres in Egypt, such as Luxor, Assuan and the Nile Delta.
El relato incidia en que mas arriba de Assuan el rio Nilo se encajonaba entre dos grandes penas, y alli se veia brotar una gran cantidad de agua.