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geographical name \ˈnī(-ə)l\

Definition of Nile

  1. river 4160 miles (6693 kilometers) E Africa flowing from Lake Victoria in Uganda N into the Mediterranean in Egypt; in various sections called specifically: Victoria Nile play \vik-ˈtȯr-ē-ə\ or Somerset Nile play \ˈsə-mər-sət, -ˌset\ between Lake Victoria & Lake Albert; Albert Nile play \ˈal-bərt\ between Lake Albert & Lake No; & White Nile from Lake No to Khartoum — see blue nile

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