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NUBIA

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Nubia mean? 

NUBIA (noun)
  The noun NUBIA has 1 sense:

1. an ancient region of northeastern Africa (southern Egypt and northern Sudan) on the Nile; much of Nubia is now under Lake Nasser

  Familiarity information: NUBIA used as a noun is very rare.


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NUBIA (noun)


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Meaning:

An ancient region of northeastern Africa (southern Egypt and northern Sudan) on the Nile; much of Nubia is now under Lake Nasser

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

geographic area; geographic region; geographical area; geographical region (a demarcated area of the Earth)

Meronyms (members of "Nubia"):

Nubian (a native or inhabitant of Nubia)

Holonyms ("Nubia" is a part of...):

Africa (the second largest continent; located south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean)


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