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Syene

[sahy-ee-nee] /saɪˈi ni/
noun
1.
ancient name of Aswan.
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Syene

/saɪˈiːnɪ/
noun
1.
transliteration of the Ancient Greek name for Aswan
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Syene in the Bible

opening (Ezek. 29:10; 30:6), a town of Egypt, on the borders of Ethiopia, now called Assouan, on the right bank of the Nile, notable for its quarries of beautiful red granite called "syenite." It was the frontier town of Egypt in the south, as Migdol was in the north-east.

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