[el gee-zuh] /ɛl ˈgi zə/

[gee-zuh] /ˈgi zə/
a city in N Egypt: a suburb of Cairo across the Nile; the ancient Egyptian pyramids and the Sphinx are located nearby.
/ɛl ˈɡiːzə/
a city in NE Egypt, on the W bank of the Nile opposite Cairo: nearby are the Great Pyramid of Cheops (Khufu) and the Sphinx. Pop: 2 221 868 (1996)
See El Gîza

place in Egypt, from Arabic Er-ges-her “beside the high,” i.e., the Great Pyramid.


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