Definition of Elephantine
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Orthography ID = 2019102
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LNS
Elephantīnē, Elephantīnēs
Elephantine
Ἐλεφαντίνη
noun (f., 1st Greek declension)
  1. a small but very fertile island of the Nile, in the Thebaid, with a city of the same name
  2. Jezyret-Assuan
Abbreviations
Elephantīne, ēs, f., = Ἐλεφαντίνη, a small but very fertile island of the Nile, in the Thebaid, with a city of the same name, now Jezyret-Assuan, Mel. 1, 9, 2; 9; Varr. R. R. 1, 7, 6; Tac. A. 2, 61; Plin. 24, 17, 102, § 163.

—Also called Elephantis, idis, f., Plin. 5, 9, 10, § 59; Vitr. 8, 2, 6.
 
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