[luhk-sawr] /ˈlʌk sɔr/

a town in S (Upper) Egypt, on the Nile: ruins of ancient Thebes.
a town in S Egypt, on the River Nile: the southern part of the site of ancient Thebes; many ruins and tombs, notably the temple built by Amenhotep III (about 1411–1375 bc). Pop: 183 000 (2005 est)

place in Egypt, from Arabic al-Kusur, literally “the palaces,” from plural of kasr, which is from Latin castrum “fortified camp” (see castle). There are remains of Roman camps nearby.


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