Elephantine definitions

ĕl'ə-făn'tēn', -tīn', ĕl'ə-fən-
An island of southeast Egypt in the Nile River below the First Cataract near Aswan. In ancient times it was a military post guarding the southern frontier of Egypt. A series of Jewish papyrus documents dating from the 5th century bc were discovered at Elephantine in the early 1900s.
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Of or relating to an elephant.
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Enormous in size or strength.
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Ponderously clumsy.
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Of an elephant or elephants.
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Like an elephant in size or gait; huge, heavy, slow, clumsy, ungainly, etc.
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Small island in the Nile, opposite Aswan: site of ancient ruins.
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Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of elephants.
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Very large.
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An island in the river Nile.
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Of, from, or pertaining to Elephantine or the Elephantine people.
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