What does the word Tel mean?

Usage examples for Tel

  1. When the young prince Henry, eldest son of king Henry the Second, was on his deathbed at the castle of Martel near Turenne, he gave to him, as his best friend, his cross to carry to Jerusalem. – The History of the Knights Templars, the Temple Church, and the Temple by Charles G. Addison
  2. As Thebes opposed itself to his reforms, he deserted it, withdrew his court to Tel- el- Amarna, and there raised the temples, palaces, and other monuments, in a " very advanced" style of art, which may be seen at the present day. – Ancient Egypt by George Rawlinson Other: Arthur Gilman
  3. They must be nearly back to the ho- tel. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various