Definitions for damiettaˌdæm iˈɛt ə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Dam•i•et•taˌdæm iˈɛt ə(n.)

  1. a city in NE Egypt, in the Nile delta. 121,200.

    Category: Geography (places)

    Ref: Arabic, Dumyat.

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  1. Damietta

    Damietta, also known as Damiata, or Domyat, is a port and the capital of the Damietta Governorate in Egypt. It is located at the Damietta branch, a distributary of the Nile, 15 kilometres from the Mediterranean Sea, about 200 kilometres north of Cairo.

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  1. Damietta

    a town, the third largest, in Egypt, on an eastern branch of the Nile, 8 m. from its mouth; has a trade in grain, rice, hides, fish, &c.; was taken by St. Louis in 1249, and restored on payment of his ransom from captivity.

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