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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Ta•nisˈteɪ nɪs(n.)

  1. an ancient city in Lower Egypt, in the Nile delta.

    Category: Ancient History, Geography (places)

    Ref: Biblical, Zoan.


  1. Tanis

    Tanis is a city in the north-eastern Nile delta of Egypt. It is located on the Tanitic branch of the Nile which has long since silted up.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Tanis

    an ancient city of Egypt, whose ruins mark its site on the NE. of the Nile delta; once the commercial metropolis of Egypt, and a royal residence; fell into decay owing to the silting up of the Tanitic mouth of the Nile, and was destroyed in A.D. 174 for rebellion.

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