1. an ancient region of northeastern Africa (southern Egypt and northern Sudan) on the Nile; much of Nubia is now under Lake Nasser
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  • Then the Nubian seated himself on the stone that formed the angle of the house and the road and began smoking his chibouque, while Monte Cristo returned to his study.
  • How honest Charles was in such professions, and what was the kind of connubial happiness which he was preparing for his bride, is shown by the fact that he was even now spending all his time with Lady Castlemaine; and, to reconcile her to his marriage with Catharine, he had promised her that he would make her one of the ladies of the queen's bed chamber as soon as she arrived in London, which would give him constant opportunities of being in her society. History of King Charles the Second of England
  • But when they did draw close to a _dahabiyeh_ upon whose deck she saw some white-clad loungers, the Nubian gave a low order to the old woman who rose and gripped The Palace of Darkened Windows
  • There are substantial numbers of Nubian bustard, Neotis nuba, and eagle owl Bubo bubo. Aïr and Ténéré Natural Reserves, Niger
  • The collection includes the coffin of Lady Tahat, a chantress in the temple of Amun, and a set of nested coffins for Tasheret, a lady-in-waiting to Nubian princesses, and, most intriguing, a still-wrapped male whose arms are crossed over his chest in a manner reserved for royal mummies. Egyptian Revival in Atlanta
  • ‘Notes on the anatomy of the Nubian giraffe Camelopardalis’, Transactions of the Zoological Society of London, 2, 217–48. THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH
  • Society—family, tribe, caste, church, village, probate court—established and enforced its connubial protocols for the presumed good of everyone, except maybe for the couples themselves.
  • The Nubian was the epitome of calm collectedness as he eased the Charger to the curb in front of her converted warehouse home. Shadow Chase
  • In its broadest extension the term designated the region south of Assuan, on the Upper Nile, now known as Nubia, Senaar, Kardofan, and Northern The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery
  • Nubians now form an ethnic minority in Egypt
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