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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