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[mer-oh-ee] /ˈmɛr oʊˌi/

a ruined city in Sudan, on the Nile, NE of Khartoum: a capital of ancient Ethiopia that was destroyed a.d. c350.
an ancient city in N Sudan, on the Nile; capital of a kingdom that flourished from about 700 bc to about 350 ad


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