Thebes

Thebes

[theebz]
noun
1.
an ancient city in Upper Egypt, on the Nile, whose ruins are located in the modern towns of Karnak and Luxor: a former capital of Egypt.
2.
a city of ancient Greece, in Boeotia: a rival of ancient Athens.

Thebaic [thi-bey-ik] , adjective
Theban [thee-buhn] , adjective, noun
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thebe

[te-be] ,
noun
an aluminum coin and monetary unit of Botswana, the 100th part of a pula.

Boeotia

[bee-oh-shuh] ,
noun
a district in ancient Greece, NW of Athens. Capital: Thebes.
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Boeotia (bɪˈəʊʃɪə)
 
n
Modern Greek name: Voiotia a region of ancient Greece, northwest of Athens. It consisted of ten city-states, which formed the Boeotian League, led by Thebes: at its height in the 4th century bc

Thebe (ˈθiːbɪ)
 
n
astronomy an inner satellite of Jupiter discovered in 1979
 
[C20: named after Thebe, mythical queen of Thebes]

Thebes (θiːbz)
 
n
1.  (in ancient Greece) the chief city of Boeotia, destroyed by Alexander the Great (336 bc)
2.  (in ancient Egypt) a city on the Nile: at various times capital of Upper Egypt or of the entire country

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