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Tanta

[tahn-tah]
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noun
  1. a city in N Egypt, in the Nile delta.
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  • But it was only Tanta Sal, who looked at him, smiling the while.

    Diamond Dyke

    George Manville Fenn

  • He had seen no more of Jack and Tanta Sal since the evening.

    Diamond Dyke

    George Manville Fenn

  • Suppose it was a trap, and Tanta had her husband and two or three men in waiting there.

    Diamond Dyke

    George Manville Fenn

  • But Tanta gesticulated, pushed the guns away, and signed to Dyke to follow.

    Diamond Dyke

    George Manville Fenn

  • Tanta Sal smiled contentedly when they rode off, a week later.

    Diamond Dyke

    George Manville Fenn


British Dictionary definitions for tanta

Tanta

noun
  1. a city in N Egypt, on the Nile delta: noted for its Muslim festivals. Pop: 413 000 (2005 est)
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