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Serbonian

[ser-boh-nee-uh n] /sərˈboʊ ni ən/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or designating the large marshy tract of land in the northern part of ancient Egypt in which entire armies are said to have been swallowed up.
Origin of Serbonian
1660-1670
1660-70; < Greek Serbōní(s) (límnē) Serbonian (marsh) + -an
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