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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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Elsewhere, the army struck a major blow at the militants in the areas of Jiza, Ma'raba Busra al-Sham, Zamrin, Inkhil and al-Hrak, leaving scores of them dead and injured.
Al Mudhaibi: Among the several unique tourist sites, especially in the desert, is Al Jiza, which is located in the Niyabat of Sinaw in the wilayat of Al Mudhaibi in North Al Sharqiyah Governorate.
Al Jiza, affiliated to the Niyabat of Sinaw in the Wilayat of Al Mudhaibi in North A'Sharqiyah Governorate, is one of these locations.