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Gi·za

 (gē′zə)
A city of northern Egypt, an industrial suburb of Cairo on the Nile River. The Great Pyramids and the Sphinx are nearby.

Giza

(ˈɡiːzə)
n
(Placename) See El Gîza

Gi•za

or Gi•zeh

(ˈgi zə)

n.
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.Giza - an ancient Egyptian city on the west bank of the Nile opposite CairoGiza - 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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Totten, "The Metrology of the Great Pyramid," Van Nostrand's Engineering Magazine 31 (1884): 226-34; Henry William John Senior, The Great Pyramid of Geezeh in Egypt: Considered with Reference to Prophecy, History, Science, and Theology (Glasgow, 1890), 7-8.
Senior, The Great Pyramid of Geezeh in Egypt; Joseph Grace, The End of the World.