[ is-mey-uh-lee-uh, -mahy-uh- ]
/ ˌɪs meɪ əˈli ə, -maɪ ə- /
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a city and seaport at the midpoint of the Suez Canal, in NE Egypt.
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Words nearby Ismailia
islomania, isls., ism, Ismael, Ismaili, Ismailia, Ismaʿilian, Ismaʿiliya, Ismail Pasha, Ismene, Ismoil Somoni
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How to use Ismailia in a sentence
One column moved towards the sand dunes opposite to Ismailia, while the second and much stronger column pushed on towards Toussûm.The Childrens' Story of the War, Volume 4 (of 10)|James Edward Parrott
We passed Chaloux and reached Ismailia just at nine o'clock, not without considerable effort on the part of the pilot.A Voyage in the 'Sunbeam'|Annie Allnut Brassey
They were a happy, hard-working unit, and showed rare skill and adaptability in making a series of bridges at Ismailia.Australia in Arms|Phillip F.E. Schuler
Captain Fitz-Roy took his ship out of the hands of the pilot, and anchored her about 800 yards from the town of Ismailia.
At daylight Ismailia woke up in the midst of several thousands of English soldiers of the army.
British Dictionary definitions for Ismailia
/ (ˌɪzmaɪˈlɪə) /
a city in NE Egypt, on the Suez Canal: founded in 1863 by the former Suez Canal Company; devastated by Israeli troops in the October War (1973). Pop: 299 000 (2005 est)
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