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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New in the market is the Assuan Brown series by Venis, porcelain tiles that have the appearance of microcrystalline limestone finish.
Germany's Foreign Ministry advised against all travel to Egypt "in view of the current situation and the unfortunate of developments." 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.
diss., University of Chicago, 1997); Bishop, "Assuan, 1959: Sowjetische Entwicklungspolitik--die Perspektive der 'Gender-History,'" in Die Sowjetunion und die Dritte Welt: UdSSR, Staatssozialismus und Antikolonialismus im Kalten Krieg 1945-1991, ed.