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A city of northern Egypt, an industrial suburb of Cairo on the Nile River. The Great Pyramids and the Sphinx are nearby.
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(Placename) See El Gîza
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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.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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