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Syllabification: Nile
Pronunciation: /nīl

Definition of Nile in English:

A river in eastern Africa, the longest river in the world, that rises in east central Africa near Lake Victoria and flows 4,160 miles (6,695 km) north through Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan, and Egypt to empty through a large delta into the Mediterranean Sea. See also Blue Nile, Albert Nile, Victoria Nile, White Nile.

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