Place Name NILE

TYPE: River
USAGE: English

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/CULTURES: Neilos (Ancient Greek), Nilus (Ancient Roman), Nil (French), Nil (German), Nilo (Portuguese), Nilo (Spanish)