Definitions for "Giza"
Keywords:  cairo, sphinx, nile, pyramid, egyptian
place - (GEE-za) Cairo's "sister city" officially occupying all of the land of the Cairo metropolitain area on the west side of the Nile River. Giza has long been a village on the Nile. Giza is also the town closest to the famous pyramid site, although "Giza" is the modern name for this site, as the ancient name is unknown.
an ancient Egyptian city on the west bank of the Nile opposite Cairo; site of three Great Pyramids and the Sphinx
Suburb of Cairo, on the edge of the western desert. On a wide plateau stand the pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mycerinus, the Great Sphinx, and many mastabas.