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Nubia Line breaks: Nubia
Pronunciation: /ˈnjuːbɪə/

Definition of Nubia in English:

An ancient region of southern Egypt and northern Sudan, including the Nile valley between Aswan and Khartoum and the surrounding area. Much of Nubia is now drowned by the waters of Lake Nasser, formed by the building of the two dams at Aswan. Nubians constitute an ethnic minority group in Egypt.

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rootbeer • cumbia

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