Memphian Mem"phi*an, prop. a. 1. Of or pertaining to the ancient city of Memphis in Egypt; hence, Egyptian; as, Memphian darkness. [1913 Webster]

2. Of or pertaining to the city of Memphis in Tennessee. [PJC]

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