Abu Simbel

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Abu Sim·​bel | \ ˌä-ˌbü-ˈsim-bəl How to pronounce Abu Simbel (audio) \

Definition of Abu Simbel

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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“Abu Simbel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Abu%20Simbel. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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