Ptolemaïs

geographical name
Ptol·​e·​ma·​ïs | \ ˌtä-lə-ˈmā-əs How to pronounce Ptolemaïs (audio) \

Definition of Ptolemaïs

1 ancient town in upper Egypt on the left bank of the Nile River northwest of Thebes
2 ancient town in Cyrenaica northwest of Barka; site at the modern village of Tolmeta
3 — see acre

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“Ptolemaïs.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ptolema%C3%AFs. Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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