Definition of Aswan in English:

Aswan

Syllabification: As·wan
Pronunciation: /asˈwän, äs-
 
/
A city on the Nile River in southern Egypt, 10 miles (16 km), north of Lake Nasser; population 266,000 (est. 2006). Two dams across the Nile have been built nearby. The controlled release of water from Lake Nasser behind the High Dam produces the greater part of Egypt’s electricity.

More definitions of Aswan

Definition of Aswan in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day grammarian
Pronunciation: grəˈmɛːrɪən
noun
a person who studies and writes about grammar