Memphis

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

Definition of Memphis

1 city on the Mississippi River in southwestern Tennessee population 646,889
Note: Memphis is the most populous city in Tennessee.
2 ancient city in northern Egypt on the Nile River south of modern Cairo
Note: Memphis was once the capital of Egypt.

Memphian

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Memphite

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