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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishThebesThebes /θiːbz/  1 an ancient city in southern Egypt, where there are ancient temples (=religious buildings) and tombs (=places where dead people are buried)2 an ancient city in eastern Greece, northwest of Athens, where Oedipus was king according to old Greek stories. It was destroyed by Alexander the Great.Theban noun, adjective
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