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Noun: Thebes  theebz
  1. An ancient Egyptian city on the Nile River that flourished from the 22nd century BC to the 18th century BC; today the archeological remains include many splendid temples and tombs
     
  2. An ancient Greek city in Boeotia destroyed by Alexander the Great in 336 BC
Noun: thebe  they-bey
  1. 100 thebe equal 1 pula in Botswana

Type of: Botswana monetary unit, city, metropolis, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: Arab Republic of Egypt, Boeotia, Egypt, pula, United Arab Republic

Encyclopedia: Thebes, IL

Thebe, Cilicia