Aswân

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geographical name As·wân \a-ˈswän, ä-\

Definition of Aswân

  1. city S Egypt on right bank of the Nile near site of dam built 1898–1902 & of Aswân High Dam (completed 1970 to form Lake Nasser play \ˈnä-sər, ˈna-\ ) pop 191,461

Variants of aswân

or ancient

Syene

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