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Memphis, city, United States

(Encyclopedia)Memphis mĕmˈfĭs [key], city (1990 pop. 610,337), seat of Shelby co., SW Tenn., on the Fourth, or Lower, Chickasaw Bluff above the Mississippi, at the mouth of the Wolf River; inc. 1826. A river por...

Memphis, city, ancient Egypt

(Encyclopedia)Memphis mĕmˈfĭs [key], ancient city of Egypt, capital of the Old Kingdom (c.3100–c.2258 b.c.), at the apex of the Nile delta and 12 mi (18 km) from Cairo. It was reputedly founded by Menes, the f...

Dunedin, city, United States

(Encyclopedia)Dunedin, resort city (2020 pop. 36,068), Pinellas co., W Fla., on the Gulf Coast and St. Joseph Sound (part of the Intracoastal ...

Dunkirk, city, United States

(Encyclopedia)Dunkirk, city (2020 pop. 12,743), Chautauqua co., SW N.Y., on Lake Erie; founded c.1800, inc. as a city 1880. It is a port of entry and trades extensive...

Durango, city, United States

(Encyclopedia)Durango do͝orăngˈgō [key], city (2020 pop. 19,071), seat of La Plata co., SW Colo., on the ...

Durham, city, United States

(Encyclopedia)Durham dûrˈăm [key], city (2020 pop. 324,833), seat of Durham co., N central N.C., in the ...

Elgin, city, United States

(Encyclopedia)Elgin ĕlˈjĭn [key]. <1> City (2020 pop. 114,797), Cook and Kane counties, NE Ill., o...

Elizabeth, city, United States

(Encyclopedia)Elizabeth, city (2020 pop. 137,298), seat of Union co., NE N.J., on Newark Bay; inc. 1855. It is a shipping and transportation hub, with some of the wor...

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