Ismailia

[ is-mey-uh-lee-uh, -mahy-uh- ]
/ ˌɪs meɪ əˈli ə, -maɪ ə- /

noun

a city and seaport at the midpoint of the Suez Canal, in NE Egypt.

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Ismailia
/ (ˌɪzmaɪˈlɪə) /

noun

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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