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Abydos

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1. abydos

an ancient Greek colony on the Asiatic side of the Dardanelles; scene of the legend of Hero and Leander

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Abydos

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noun
1. 
an ancient town in central Egypt: site of many temples and tombs
2. 
an ancient Greek colony on the Asiatic side of the Dardanelles (Hellespont): scene of the legend of Hero and Leander

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Abydos

see synonyms of abydos
1. 
ancient city in Asia Minor, on the Hellespont
2. 
ancient city in central Egypt, near the Nile, north of Thebes

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Abydos

see synonyms of abydos
1. An ancient town of Asia Minor on the Hellespont in modern-day Turkey. It is the legendary home of Leander, who swam nightly across the strait to his lover Hero.
2. An ancient city of southern Egypt on the Nile River northwest of Thebes. One of the oldest Egyptian cities, it was a religious center for the worship of Osiris and a burial site for the kings of the earliest dynasties.

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