Sunday, January 02, 2005

Charlie Chan Dictionary Entries for Egypt

We have several entries for Charlie Chan in Egypt into our dictionary:

DRAGOMAN (informal): A near-Eastern interpreter, agent or guide for travelers.

EFFENDI (Turkish): Master, sir, a title of a Turkish state of officers.

NAPATA (geographical): An ancient city of Nubia near the fourth cataract of the Nile River in modern-day Sudan. It flourished during the Eighth Century.

SEKHMET: Ancient Egyptian "goddess of vengeance."

CONFUCIUS: Chinese teacher and philosopher (551 - 479 B.C.) became the most revered person in Chinese history, his teachings form the basis of Confucianism.

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