[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.
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.
[el-gon] /ˈɛl gɒn/ noun 1. an extinct volcano in E Africa, on the boundary between Uganda and Kenya. 14,176 feet (4321 meters). /ˈɛlɡɒn/ noun 1. Mount Elgon, an extinct volcano in E Africa, on the Kenya-Uganda border. Height: 4321m (14 178 ft)
- El Greco
[el grek-oh; Spanish el gre-kaw] /ɛl ˈgrɛk oʊ; Spanish ɛl ˈgrɛ kɔ/ noun 1. (Domenikos Theotocopoulos) 1541–1614, Spanish painter, born in Crete. [grek-oh; Spanish, Italian gre-kaw] /ˈgrɛk oʊ; Spanish, Italian ˈgrɛ kɔ/ noun 1. José [hoh-zey;; Spanish haw-se] /hoʊˈzeɪ;; Spanish hɔˈsɛ/ (Show IPA), 1918–2001, U.S. dancer and choreographer, born in Italy. 2. El [el] /ɛl/ […]
early life history
whom God has graciously bestowed. (1.) A warrior of the time of David famed for his exploits. In the Authorized Version (2 Sam. 21:19) it is recorded that “Elhanan the son of Jaare-oregim, a Bethlehemite, slew the brother of Goliath.” The Revised Version here rightly omits the words “the brother of.” They were introduced in […]