Definitions for nubiaˈnu bi ə, ˈnyu-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Nu•bi•aˈnu bi ə, ˈnyu-(n.)
a region in S Egypt and N Sudan, extending from the Nile to the Red Sea.
Category: Geography (places)
an ancient kingdom in this region.
Category: Ancient History, Geography (places)
an ancient region of northeastern Africa (southern Egypt and northern Sudan) on the Nile; much of Nubia is now under Lake Nasser
An ancient kingdom in the valley of the upper Nile bordering present Egypt and Sudan.
A light, knitted head scarf worn by women.
a light fabric of wool, worn on the head by women; a cloud
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a large and ill-defined region of North-East Africa, lies between Egypt (N.) and Abyssinia (S.), and stretches from the Red Sea (E.) to the desert (W.); is divided into Lower and Upper Nubia, Dongola being the dividing point; Nubia has in recent times rather fallen under the wider designation of Egyptian Soudan; except by the banks of the Nile the country is bare and arid desert; climate is hot and dry, but quite healthy.