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geographical name \ˈthēbz\

Definition of Thebes

  1. 1 or ancient Thebae play \ˈthē-(ˌ)bē\ or Diospolis play \dī-ˈäs-pə-lis\ ancient city S Egypt on the Nile S of modern Qena — see karnak, luxor

  2. 2 ancient city E Greece in Boeotia NNW of Athens


play \ˈthē-bən\ adjective or noun

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