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nile Idioms & Phrases


blue nile

  • noun a headstream of the Nile; joins the White Nile at Khartoum to form the Nile
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chari-nile

  • noun a group of Nilo-Saharan language spoken in parts of the Sudan and Zaire and Uganda and Tanzania
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lily of the nile

  • noun any of various plants of the genus Agapanthus having umbels of showy blue to purple flowers
    agapanthus.
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Nile bird

  • . (Zoöl.) (a) The wryneck . Prov. Eng. (b) The crocodile bird.
Webster 1913

nile crocodile

  • noun a dangerous crocodile widely distributed in Africa
    African crocodile; Crocodylus niloticus.
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Nile goose

  • (Zoöl.), the Egyptian goose. See Note under Goose, 2.
Webster 1913

nile river

  • noun the world's longest river (4150 miles); flows northward through eastern Africa into the Mediterranean; the Nile River valley in Egypt was the site of the world's first great civilization
    Nile.
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west nile encephalitis

  • noun encephalitis caused by the West Nile virus; can be fatal in humans and horses and birds
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west nile encephalitis virus

  • noun the flavivirus that causes West Nile encephalitis
    West Nile encephalitis virus.
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west nile virus

  • noun the flavivirus that causes West Nile encephalitis
    West Nile encephalitis virus.
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white nile

  • noun a headstream of the Nile; joins the Blue Nile at Khartoum to form the Nile
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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