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A·bu Sim·bel(ä′bo͞o sĭm′bəl, -bĕl)
A village of southern Egypt on the Nile River. It is the site of massive rock temples dating from c. 1250 bc that were moved to higher ground (1964-1968) to avoid flooding from the Aswan High Dam.
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Abu Simbel(ˌæbuː ˈsɪmbəl)
(Placename) a former village in S Egypt: site of two temples of Rameses II, which were moved to higher ground (1966–67) before the area behind the Aswan High Dam was flooded. Also called: Ipsambul
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A•bu Sim•bel(ˈɑ bu ˈsɪm bɛl, -bəl)
a former village in S Egypt, on the Nile: inundated by Lake Nasser, created by the Aswan High Dam; site of two temples of Ramses II, now moved to higher ground.
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Abu Simbel[ˌæbʊˈsɪmbl] N → Abu Simbel m
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