geographical name \a-ˈswän, ä-\

Definition of ASWÂN

city S Egypt on right bank of the Nile near site of dam built 1898–1902 & of Aswân High Dam (completed 1970 to form Lake Nas·ser \ˈnä-sər, ˈna-\ ) pop 191,461

Variants of ASWÂN

As·wân or ancient Sy·e·ne \sī-ˈē-nē\


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