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Lux·or

 (lŭk′sôr′, lo͝ok′-)
A city of east-central Egypt on the eastern bank of the Nile River. Built partially on the site of ancient Thebes, it includes the Temple of Luxor built in the reign of Amenhotep III and added to significantly by Ramesses II, who had colossal statues of himself erected at the complex.

Luxor

(ˈlʌksɔː)
n
(Placename) a town in S Egypt, on the River Nile: the southern part of the site of ancient Thebes; many ruins and tombs, notably the temple built by Amenhotep III (about 1411–1375 bc). Pop: 183 000 (2005 est)

Lux•or

(ˈlʌk sɔr)

n.
a town in S Egypt, on the Nile: ruins of ancient Thebes. 147,900.
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Noun1.Luxor - a city in central Egypt on the east bank of the Nile that is a center for visitors to the ruins of and around ThebesLuxor - a city in central Egypt on the east bank of the Nile that is a center for visitors to the ruins of and around Thebes
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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Purging (and dredging) of the Nile Path at the locations opposite the location of floating structures and Al Bayyadiya stationery pumping station in Luxor within the domain of Luxor Nile Irrigation Inspectorate.
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Daily News Egypt say down with Azza al-Husseiny, Luxor African Film Festival executive director, to discuss the latest features of the festival.
Luxor's Corniche, February 7, 2015 -- Wikimedia/Mohamed Moussa CAIRO -- 11 March 2018: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi approved Luxor becoming the capital of arts and culture.
Reuters) LUXOR: A student at a school in Egypt's governorate of Luxor was "slapped 12 times" by his teacher for allegedly eating his sandwich during class, a local news report said.
Summary: Luxor [Egypt], Jan 5 (ANI): A hot-air balloon, carrying 20 tourists over Egypt's Luxor city, crashed on Friday morning, killing a South African tourist and injuring twelve more.
A tourist was killed and 12 other people were injured in a hot air balloon crash near Luxor in Egypt on Friday, state-run news agency MENA reported.
EST - The tourist killed in the hot air balloon accident Friday in Luxor, Egypt, was a South African woman and not a U.
TAP)- A tourist was killed and 12 other people injured when a hot air balloon carrying tourists of various nationalities crashed near Luxor in Egypt on Friday, state-run news agency MENA reported.
A Health Ministry official has said that a tourist has been killed and 12 others injured when a hot air balloon crashed near Luxor on Friday.
Luxor, Egypt(dpa) E gyptian archaeologists in the southern city of Luxor have unearthed the tomb of a goldsmith from ancient Egypt's 18th dynasty, the latest in a series of finds in the country, officials said on Saturday.
Filled with a deep Egyptian history and a rich cultural scene, Luxor is one of the worlds must-visit destinations and is famous for possessing one of the largest concentrations of historical monuments and antiquities in the world.