Abu Simbel

geographical name Abu Sim·bel \ˌä-ˌbü-ˈsim-bəl\

Definition of Abu Simbel

  1. locality in southern Egypt on the left bank of the Nile River southwest of Aswân; site of two rock temples which were moved 1964–66 to higher ground when the area was flooded after completion of the Aswân High Dam

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