Massaua

or Mas·sa·wa

[ muh-sah-wuh ]
/ məˈsɑ wə /

noun

a seaport in E Eritrea, in N Ethiopia, on the Red Sea.

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Massawa

Massaua

/ (məˈsɑːwə) /

noun

a port in E central Eritrea, on the Red Sea: capital of Eritrea during Italian occupation, from 1885 until 1900. Pop: 36 700 (2004 est)
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