Karnak

geographical name
Kar·​nak | \ ˈkär-ˌnak How to pronounce Karnak (audio) \

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town in southern Egypt on the Nile River north of Luxor on the northern part of the site of ancient Thebes

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“Karnak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Karnak. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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