Definition of Memphis
1 city on the Mississippi River in southwestern Tennessee population 646,889 ◆Memphis is the most populous city in Tennessee.
2 ancient city in northern Egypt on the Nile River south of modern Cairo ◆Memphis was once the capital of Egypt.
Memphianplay \-fē-ən\ adjective or noun
Memphiteplay \ˈmem-ˌfīt\ adjective or noun
MEMPHIS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of Memphis for English Language Learners
: U.S. city, Tennessee
: city in ancient Egypt
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