Damietta

[dam-ee-et-uh]
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noun

a city in NE Egypt, in the Nile delta.

Arabic Dumyat.
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Historical Examples of damietta

  • These officials told us that the allied fleet had reached Damietta the day before.

    Freeland

    Theodor Hertzka

  • 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.'

    The Boy Crusaders

    John G. Edgar

  • What of the warriors who marched from Damietta under the banner of St. Denis?'

    The Boy Crusaders

    John G. Edgar


British Dictionary definitions for damietta

Damietta

noun

a town in NE Egypt, in the Nile delta: important medieval commercial centreArabic name: Dumyat
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