Definition of Nile river
1. Noun. The world's longest river (4150 miles); flows northward through eastern Africa into the Mediterranean; the Nile River valley in Egypt was the site of the world's first great civilization.
Group relationships: Arab Republic Of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic, Republic Of The Sudan, Soudan, Sudan, Republic Of Uganda, Uganda
Generic synonyms: River
Derivative terms: Nilotic
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nile River
Literary usage of Nile river
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities by William Smith (1892)
"The tit nus of the name Shihor to the Nile must be rememberer NILE; RIVER OF EGYPT; SIHOR.] KS 1'. » It is difficult to adjust all the Biblical ..."
2. In Darkest Africa, Or, The Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of by Henry Morton Stanley (1890)
"... —The Nile according to Abdul Hassan Ali—Abu AM Allah Mohammed on the nile river. EVERY reader of this chapter will agree with Pere ..."
3. Managing Water for Peace in the Middle East; Alternative Strategies by Masahiro Murakami (1995)
"2.19A and 2.19B. 2.4 The nile river Despite the great area of the Middle East, there are only three rivers, the Nile, the Euphrates, and the Tigris, ..."
4. Profiting from Chaos: Using Chaos Theory for Market Timing, Stock Selection by Tonis Vaga (1994)
"Hurst was involved in the nile river Dam Project near the ... Hence the stock market, as the nile river tends to produce periods of consistently above ..."
5. The World Visualized for the Classroom: 1000 Travel Studies Through the by Frank Morton McMurry, Underwood & Underwood (1915)
"637 The Rhine at Coblenz, Germany. •838 The Rhine at Cologne, Germany. 666 The River Meuse, France. •736 The Arno at Florence, Italy. •798 The nile river, ..."