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Port Said

or Port Saïd

[sah-eed] /sɑˈid/
noun
1.
a seaport in NE Egypt at the Mediterranean end of the Suez Canal.
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Port Said

/ˈsɑːiːd; saɪd/
noun
1.
a port in NE Egypt, at the N end of the Suez Canal: founded in 1859 when the Suez Canal was begun; became the largest coaling station in the world and later an oil-bunkering port; damaged in the Arab-Israeli wars of 1967 and 1973. Pop: 546 000 (2005 est)
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