Memphis

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geographical name Mem·phis \ˈmem(p)-fəs\

Definition of Memphis

  1. 1 city SW Tennessee on Mississippi River pop 646,889

  2. 2 ancient city N Egypt on the Nile S of modern Cairo; once ∗ of Egypt

Memphian

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Memphite

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MEMPHIS Defined for English Language Learners

Memphis

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geographical name Mem·phis \ˈmem(p)-fəs\

Definition of Memphis for English Language Learners

  • : U.S. city, Tennessee

  • : city in ancient Egypt


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