• synonyms

El Mansura

[ el man-soo r-uh ]
/ ˌɛl mænˈsʊər ə /


a city in NE Egypt, in the Nile delta: scene of the defeat of the Crusaders 1250 and the capture of Louis IX by the Mamelukes.


no másRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
Also called Man·sû·ra [man-soo r-uh; Arabic mon-soo-rah] /mænˈsʊər ə; Arabic mɒnˈsu rɑ/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for el mansura

El Mansûra

Al Mansrah

/ (ɛl mænˈsʊərə) /


a city in NE Egypt: scene of a battle (1250) in which the Crusaders were defeated by the Mamelukes and Louis IX of France was captured; cotton-manufacturing centre. Pop: 423 000 (2005 est)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012