giza giza  /ˈɡɪ zə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an ancient Egyptian city on the west bank of the Nile opposite Cairo; site of three Great Pyramids and the Sphinx

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News

  1. 17 of the Oldest Man-Made Structures on Earth

    Of the original Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, only one wonder still exists today: the crumbling, gorgeous Great Pyramids of Giza. But there are plenty of other ancient structures that deserve our attention too, from a 2,000-year-old church to an almost 3,000-year-old Buddhist temple that's made out of timber . Even more remarkable? Most of these building are still in use. Check out 17 of ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Gizmodo

  2. Egyptian officials dispute U.S. safety message about the pyramids

    Egypt continues to dispute a recent safety message from the U.S. Embassy in Cairo that contends that aggressive vendors are frightening American tourists at the pyramids in Giza.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. County tourism organization enters Newark Earthworks into world wonder competition

    There's the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon and, of course, the Newark Earthworks.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Newark Advocate

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  1. "Kebira may have escaped recognition because it is so large-bigger than the area of 125 football fields, or the total expanse of the Cairo urban region from its airport in the northeast to the Pyramids of Giza in the southwest," El-Baz said...
    on Mar 5, 2006 By: Farouk El-Baz Source: USA Today

  2. Hawass said: "She is particularly interested in the Great Sphinx of Giza. She claims she feels a great spiritual connection to it. I took her to visit and she started talking to it."
    on Aug 23, 2008 By: Zahi Hawass Source: stv.tv

  3. "In building a state-of-the-art museum near the Pyramids of Giza we want to create the best environment for the display of our priceless treasures. There will be more space, better lighting and more information available, to do justice to our...
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Hosni Mubarak Source: Al-Ahram Weekly

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