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Origin of the name NUBIA.
Etymology of the name NUBIA.
Meaning of the baby name NUBIA.

  

NUBIA.  Unisex.  African.  From the name of the country Nubia, meaning "land of gold," from the Coptic word for gold.
    f.  Nubia, a fictional superheroine in DC Comics.
    m.  Segun Akinlolu, stage name Nubia, a Nigerian-born singer and lead for the Roots Renaissance Band. (Wiki)

... Nubia is said to be derived from the Egyptian Nub (gold), as the Egyptians obtained most of their gold there.  In the Bible it is called Cush... (Catholic Encyclopedia, v.11, 1913)

NUBIA, nu-be'ă (the land of gold), an important portion of the dominions of the Khedive of Egypt, is a country of Africa, which stretches southward from the borders of Upper Egypt to about the twelfth parallel of N. latitude, and embraces the kingdom of Sennar. (Globe Pronouncing Gazetteer of the World, 1884)

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