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abu simbel

A·bu Sim·bel
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ah-boo sim-bel, -buh l]
    • /ˈɑ bu ˈsɪm bɛl, -bəl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ah-boo sim-bel, -buh l]
    • /ˈɑ bu ˈsɪm bɛl, -bəl/

Definitions of abu simbel words

  • noun abu simbel a former village in S Egypt: site of two temples of Rameses II, which were moved to higher ground (1966–67) before the area behind the Aswan High Dam was flooded 3
  • noun abu simbel village in S Egypt, on the Nile: site of two temples, built (13th cent. b.c.) for Ramses II 3
  • noun abu simbel a former village in S Egypt, on the Nile: site of two temples of Ramses II; now inundated by Lake Nasser, created by the Aswan High Dam. 1

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abu simbel popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 73% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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