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  • IPA(key): /ɪˈdʒɪp.ʃən/
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Egyptian (not comparable)

  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Egypt, the Egyptian people or the Egyptian language.

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Egyptian (plural Egyptians)

  1. A person from Egypt or of Egyptian descent.
  2. (dated) A gypsy.
    • 1749, Henry Fielding, Tom Jones, Folio Society 1973, p. 457:
      The people then assembled in this barn were no other than a company of Egyptians, or, as they are vulgarly called, gypsies, and they were now celebrating the wedding of one of their society.
    • 1968, Little Brother Montgomery, Bruce Saunders, "Prescription for the Blues", Like to Get to Know You (Spanky & Our Gang):
      I went to see the Egyptian, and the Hoodoo doctors too. They shook their heads, and told me there was nothing they could do.

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Egyptian

  1. The Afro-Asiatic language spoken in ancient Egypt.

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