- a region in central Sudan, S of Khartoum, between the Blue Nile and the White Nile: a former province.
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The revenues of the Mulazemin Treasury come from the Gezira lands; and the main item of expenditure is the pay of the mulazemin.
In the Gezira are woven common cotton stuffs,—such as tobs, damur, and genj (names of cloths) in lengths of about ten yards.
- a region of the E central Sudan between the Blue and White Niles: site of a large-scale irrigation system
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