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Thebes

  1. (noun, location) an ancient Greek city in Boeotia destroyed by Alexander the Great in 336 BC
  2. (noun, location) an ancient Egyptian city on the Nile River that flourished from the 22nd century BC to the 18th century BC; today the archeological remains include many splendid temples and tombs

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