Thebes

play
geographical name \ˈthēbz\

Definition of Thebes

  1. 1 or ancient Thebae \ˈthē-(ˌ)bē\play or Diospolis \dī-ˈäs-pə-lis\play ancient city on the Nile River in southern Egypt at a location south of modern Qena — see karnak, luxor

  2. 2 ancient city in Boeotia, eastern Greece, north-northwest of Athens

Theban

play \ˈthē-bən\ adj or noun

THEBES Defined for English Language Learners

Thebes

play
geographical name \ˈthēbz\

Definition of Thebes for English Language Learners

  • : city in ancient Egypt

  • : city in ancient Greece


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