- a city in NE Egypt, in the Nile delta.
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These officials told us that the allied fleet had reached Damietta the day before.Freeland
Two days later Kleber marched with his division for Damietta.At Aboukir and Acre
George Alfred Henty
There were a few points of land called Damietta, but all else was flat.Travels in the Far East
Ellen Mary Hayes Peck
We are before Damietta, so you have nothing to do but to recommend yourselves to God.'
What of the warriors who marched from Damietta under the banner of St. Denis?'
- a town in NE Egypt, in the Nile delta: important medieval commercial centreArabic name: Dumyat
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