Memphis

(Egypt) Ruined city beside the Nile, 19 km/12 mi southwest of Cairo, Egypt. Once the centre of the worship of Ptah, it was the earliest capital of a united Egypt under King Menes in about 3050 BC, and acted intermittently as capital until around 1300 BC. Memphis was later used as a stone q...
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Memphis

(USA) Industrial city and port on the Mississippi River, in southwestern Tennessee, USA, linked by a bridge with West Memphis, Arkansas, across the river; seat of Shelby County; population (2000 est) 650,100. It is a major cotton market, and one of the leading centres in the USA for th...
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Memphis

[genus] Memphis, described by Jacob Hübner in 1819, is a Neotropical nymphalid butterfly genus in the subfamily Charaxinae. There are 61 species in the genus. All are Neotropical and the undersides of the wings closely resemble dead leaves. In the past Memphis was considered a subgenus of Anaea. Listed alphabetically within groups. Species...
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Memphis

[mythology] In Greek mythology, Memphis (Μέμφις) was the female eponym of Memphis in Egypt. The name was attributed to several distinct characters, namely: ==Argive genealogy in Greek mythology== ...
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Memphis

city and capital of ancient Egypt during the Old Kingdom (c. 2575–c. 2130 ), located south of the Nile River delta, on the west bank of the river, ... [6 related articles]
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Memphis

City opposite modern Cairo, first capital of Dynastic Egypt, and cult center of Ptah
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Memphis

city, seat (1819) of Shelby county, extreme southwestern Tennessee, U.S. It lies on the Chickasaw bluffs above the Mississippi River where the ... [3 related articles]
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Memphis

In Egyptian mythology, Memphis was the daughter of Nile. She married Epaphus who founded the city of
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Memphis

Memphis (mem'fis) , ancient city of Egypt, capital of the Old Kingdom (c.3100–c.2258 B.C.), at the apex of the Nile delta and 12 mi (18 km) from Cairo. It was reputedly founded by Menes, the first king of united Egypt. Its god was Ptah. The temple of Ptah, the palace of Apries, and two hug...
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Memphis

Memphis (mem'fis) , city (1990 pop. 610,337), seat of Shelby co., SW Tenn., on the Fourth, or Lower, Chickasaw Bluff above the Mississippi, at the mouth of the Wolf River; inc. 1826. A river port with excellent anchorages on the Wolf, Memphis is the largest city in the state, a port of entry, a ...
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Memphis

Memphis is an Egyptian name for boys and girls. The meaning is `City in ancient Egypt` The name Memphis is most commonly given to American boys. In France it is (almost) solely given to boys
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Memphis

Ruined city beside the Nile, 19 km/12 mi southwest of Cairo, Egypt. Once the centre of the worship of Ptah, it was the earliest capital of a united Egypt under King Menes in about 3050 BC, and acted...
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Memphis

the capital city of Egypt from about 3000 BC. It is located about 30 miles south of modern Cairo, although there is very little left to see. It was the centre of worship for the god Ptah.
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Memphis

The capital of the first Lower Egyptian nome. Memphis was an important administrative center during most of the pharaonic period.
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Memphis

The USS Memphis was an American Omaha Class light cruiser of 7050 tons displacement launched in 1924. The USS Memphis was powered by twelve White-Forster oil-burning boilers providing a top speed of 34 knots and a range of 16000 km at 15 knots. She carried a complement of 458; four aircraft and was armed with twelve 6 inch guns; four 3 inch anti-ai...
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Memphis

[n] - largest city of Tennessee 2. [n] - an ancient city of Egypt on the Nile (south of Cairo)
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