(redirected from Giseh)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.


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


(Placename) See El Gîza


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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in periodicals archive ?
Trincaretto, "Evolutionary approach for multi-objective scheduling in surgical unit," in Proceedings of the Conference Francophone Gestion et Ingenierie des Systemes Hospitaliers (GISEH 2012), Quebec, QC, Canada, October 2012.
Actes de la 5e conference francophone du GISEH 2010 (Gestion et Ingenierie des Systemes Hospitaliers).
--Angela Reynosa, Amada Perez, Julie Drew, Jaqui Moreno, Giseh Moreno, Soledad Diaz, Jane Whitford and Maria Olivo