El Giza

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El Gîza

(ɛl ˈɡiːzə) or


(Placename) a city in NE Egypt, on the W bank of the Nile opposite Cairo: nearby are the Great Pyramid of Cheops (Khufu) and the Sphinx. Pop: 2 221 868 (1996)
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or Gi•zeh

(ˈgi zə)

a city in N Egypt, a suburb of Cairo across the Nile: the ancient Egyptian pyramids and the Sphinx are located nearby. 1,671,000.
Also called El Giza, El Gizeh.
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Noun1.El Giza - an ancient Egyptian city on the west bank of the Nile opposite CairoEl Giza - an ancient Egyptian city on the west bank of the Nile opposite Cairo; site of three Great Pyramids and the Sphinx
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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SINGAPORE - For centuries, archaeologists have marvelled at the Great Pyramid of Giza, the last remnant of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, which sits majestically on the desert sands of El Giza, Egypt.
"I get them from Shobra, El Khalifa or El Giza," Adel said.