Saqqara definition by Webster's New World
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village in N Egypt, near the ruins of Memphis: site of many pyramids
Saqqara definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A village of northern Egypt near Cairo. It is the site of the oldest Egyptian pyramids, including the Step Pyramid built for Zoser during the III Dynasty (c. 2980-2900 B.C.).