Tanis

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Ta·nis

 (tā′nĭs)
An ancient city of Egypt in the eastern delta of the Nile River. Important during the XIX and XXI Dynasties, it was abandoned after the sixth century ad.

Tanis

(ˈteɪnɪs)
n
(Placename) an ancient city located in the E part of the Nile delta: abandoned after the 6th century ad; at one time the capital of Egypt. Biblical name: Zoan

Ta•nis

(ˈteɪ nɪs)

n.
an ancient city in Lower Egypt, in the Nile delta. Biblical, Zoan.