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.
Dutch: Arabische Republiek Egypte, Egypte
Polish: Arabska Republika Egiptu, Egipt
An ancient empire to the west of Israel; centered on the Nile River and ruled by a Pharaoh; figured in many events described in the Old Testament.
synonym: Egyptian Empire.
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