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Cush

geographical name \ˈkəsh, ˈku̇sh\

Simple Definition of Cush

  • : country in ancient northeastern Africa

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Cush

  1. ancient country NE Africa in Nile valley S of Egypt

Cushite

play \ˈkə-ˌshīt, ˈku̇-\ adjective or noun

Cushitic

play \ˌkə-ˈshi-tik, ku̇-\ adjective

Variants of cush

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Kush

play \ˈkəsh, ˈku̇sh\

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