Nile vs Aboukir - What's the difference?

nile | aboukir |

As a verb nile

is second-person singular imperfective form of.

As a proper noun aboukir is

a village on the mediterranean coast of egypt which contains several ancient egyptian, greek, and roman structures.



(wikipedia Nile)

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • A large river in Africa flowing through Khartoum and Cairo into the Mediterranean Sea, usually considered to be the longest river in the world.
  • * 1844 , Pierre Henri Larcher, William Desborough Cooley, Larcher's notes on Herodotus
  • The seven mouths of the Nile then, from east to west, are the Pelusian, the Mendesian, the Bucolic, the Sebennytic, the Sa├»tic, the Bolbitine, and the Canopic. Such is the account of Heredotus.

    Derived terms

    * Blue Nile * denial is not a river in Egypt * Nile bird * Nile goose * White Nile

    See also

    * Branches of the Nile: ** Bolbitine (Bolbitic) ** Bucolic (Phatnitic, Phatnic, Phatmetic, Athribitic) ** Canopic (Heracleotic, Naucratitic) ** Mendesian (Tanitic, Busiritic) ** Pelusian (Bubastic) ** ** Sebennytic (Thermutiac)





    Alternative forms

    * Abukir, Abu Qir

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A village on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt which contains several ancient Egyptian, Greek, and Roman structures.
  • A bay outside this village, at the mouth of the Nile, where on 1 August 1798 a British fleet led by (Horatio Nelson) defeated the French in the (Battle of the Nile).
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