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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Sa•ïsˈseɪ ɪs(n.)

  1. an ancient city in N Egypt, on the Nile delta: an ancient capital of Egypt.

    Category: Ancient History, Geography (places)

Sa′ite(n.; adj.)


  1. sais(Noun)

    A groom, or servant with responsibility for the horses.

  2. Origin: Via Hindustani, from Arabic , from ‘to tend a horse’.


  1. Sais

    Sais or Sa el-Hagar was an ancient Egyptian town in the Western Nile Delta on the Canopic branch of the Nile. It was the provincial capital of Sap-Meh, the fifth nome of Lower Egypt and became the seat of power during the Twenty-fourth dynasty of Egypt and the Saite Twenty-sixth dynasty of Egypt during the Late Period. Its Ancient Egyptian name was Zau.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Saïs

    a city of ancient Egypt, on the delta, on the right bank of the W. branch of the Nile; gave name to two Egyptian dynasties founded by natives of it, was a religious centre, and eventually for a time capital, the temple of which was said to contain a veiled statue which became a subject of legend.

Anagrams of saïs

  1. Issa

  2. is-as

  3. as is, ASIS

  4. SSIA

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the driver of a horsedrawn carriage.

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