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TypeRiver
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Meaning & History

From Latin Nilus, which was from Greek Νειλος (Neilos), possibly of Semitic origin meaning "river". This is the name of a long river in Africa.
Other Languages & CulturesNeilos Ancient Greek Nilus Ancient Roman Nil French Nil German Nilo Portuguese Nilo Spanish
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute