Candace

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Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek Κανδάκη, from a Nubian hereditary title of ancient queens of Napata (Ethiopia).

Proper noun[edit]

Candace (plural Candaces)

  1. A female given name.

Noun[edit]

Candace (plural Candaces)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of candace (a Nubian queen).
    • 2012, Hassan B. Abdelwahab, Influence (Supremacy) of Religion on Sudan's Foreign Policy (ISBN 1467883182):
      Regardless of this treaty, Nubian attacks on Lower Nubia continued and—as was mentioned before—Strabo recorded the attack of a Candace of Kush on Elephantine and Philae, in which the Nubians looted the towns []