Etymology
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Luxor

place in Egypt, from a misdivision of Arabic al-uqsur, plural of al-qasr, which is from an Arabicized form of Latin castrum "fortified camp" (see castle (n.)). Remains of Roman camps are nearby.

updated on September 12, 2016

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Definitions of Luxor from WordNet

Luxor (n.)
a city in central Egypt on the east bank of the Nile that is a center for visitors to the ruins of and around Thebes;
Synonyms: El-Aksur
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.