Definition of nile:
Achillas and Pothinus he put to death; and king Ptolemy himself, being overthrown in battle upon the banks of the Nile, fled away and was never heard of afterwards.- "Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans", Clough, Arthur Hugh.
If at that moment the spectators noted at all the hissing snake, then they were not really in a fit mood to feel the tragic death- struggle of " the serpent of old Nile."- "A Book About the Theater", Brander Matthews.
But the Nile has not only made the country; it keeps it alive.- "Peeps at Many Lands: Ancient Egypt", James Baikie.