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ˈnu bi ə, ˈnyu-nu·bi·a

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Nubianoun

    an ancient region of northeastern Africa (southern Egypt and northern Sudan) on the Nile; much of Nubia is now under Lake Nasser


  1. Nubianoun

    An ancient kingdom in the valley of the upper Nile bordering present Egypt and Sudan.

  2. nubianoun

    A light, knitted head scarf worn by women.


  1. Nubia

    Chinggis Khaan International Airport, also referred to as New Ulaanbaatar International Airport (IATA: UBN, ICAO: ZMCK), is an international airport located in the Khöshig Valley of Sergelen, Töv, Mongolia, 52 km south of the capital Ulaanbaatar and 20 km southwest of Zuunmod. It started its operations on 4 July 2021 and serves as the primary airport for Ulaanbaatar and its metropolitan area, functioning as a replacement for Buyant-Ukhaa International Airport. Named after Genghis Khan (1162–1227), it is the largest air facility in the country, serving as a hub for all major Mongolian airlines. The airport is designed with a capacity of handling up to 1,100 passengers per hour and three million passengers per year, with cargo capacity set at 11,900 tons.The airport is connected via highway to Ulaanbaatar, with four shuttle bus routes operating to and from various points in Ulaanbaatar as of 2021.


  1. nubia

    Nubia is a historical region located along the Nile river, spanned between present-day southern Egypt and northern Sudan. It was once home to one of the earliest civilizations of ancient Africa, the Nubian kingdom, known for its rich deposits of gold, historic monuments, and archaeological sites. Nubia and its people, Nubians, have a significant influence on the culture, art, and history of both Egypt and Sudan.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nubianoun

    a light fabric of wool, worn on the head by women; a cloud

  2. Etymology: [From L. nubes cloud.]


  1. Nubia

    Nubia is a region along the Nile river, which is located in northern Sudan and southern Egypt. There were a number of small Nubian kingdoms throughout the Middle Ages, the last of which collapsed in 1504, when Nubia became divided between Egypt and the Sennar sultanate resulting in the Arabization of much of the Nubian population. Nubia was again united within Ottoman Egypt in the 19th century, and within Anglo-Egyptian Sudan from 1899 to 1956. The name Nubia is derived from that of the Noba people, nomads who settled the area in the 4th century, with the collapse of the kingdom of Meroë. The Noba spoke a Nilo-Saharan language, ancestral to Old Nubian. Old Nubian was mostly used in religious texts dating from the 8th and 15th centuries AD. Before the 4th century, and throughout classical antiquity, Nubia was known as Kush, or, in Classical Greek usage, included under the name Ethiopia. Historically, the people of Nubia spoke at least two varieties of the Nubian language group, a subfamily which includes Nobiin, Kenuzi-Dongola, Midob and several related varieties in the northern part of the Nuba Mountains in South Kordofan. A variety was spoken north of Nyala in Darfur but is now extinct.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Nubia

    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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. nubia

    A large country of Africa, the ancient Æthiopia supra Ægyptum, said to have been the site of the kingdom of Meroë, received its name from a tribe named Nubes or Nubates. It is now subject to the viceroy of Egypt, having been conquered by Ibrahim Pasha in 1822.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nubia in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nubia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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    When she (Nubia) started having convulsions, we thought the virus had entered the brain and that's when we started the anti-viral, everyone was following hour by hour.

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