Thebes

geographical name \ ˈthēbz \

Definition of Thebes

1 or ancient Thebae play \ˈthē-(ˌ)bē\ or Diospolis play \dī-ˈäs-pə-lis\ ancient city on the Nile River in southern Egypt at a location south of modern Qena — see karnak, luxor
2 ancient city in Boeotia, eastern Greece, north-northwest of Athens

Theban

play \ˈthē-bən\ adjective or noun

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