Definition of Aswan in English:

Aswan

proper noun

  • A city on the Nile in southern Egypt, 16 km (10 miles) north of Lake Nasser; population 266,000 (est. 2006). Two dams across the Nile have been built nearby. The controlled release of water from Lake Nasser behind the High Dam produces the greater part of Egypt's electricity.

Pronunciation:

Aswan

/asˈwɑːn/