or Port Sa·ïd
[ sah-eed ]
/ sɑˈid /
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a seaport in NE Egypt at the Mediterranean end of the Suez Canal.
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Words nearby Port Said
portrayal, portrayed, portress, Port Royal, port running, Port Said, Port-Salut, portside, Portsmouth, Port St. Lucie, Port Sudan
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How to use Port Said in a sentence
Five of Hapag-Lloyd’s vessels are stuck near the Suez, including the New York Express, which is locked in the Great Bitter Lake, and the Tsingtao Express, one of many ships waiting in outer anchorage in Port Said.Piracy fears mount as ships take long way around Africa to avoid blocked Suez Canal|Sudarsan Raghavan, Antonia Noori Farzan|March 26, 2021|Washington Post
British Dictionary definitions for Port Said
/ (ˈsɑːiːd, saɪd) /
a port in NE Egypt, at the N end of the Suez Canal: founded in 1859 when the Suez Canal was begun; became the largest coaling station in the world and later an oil-bunkering port; damaged in the Arab-Israeli wars of 1967 and 1973. Pop: 546 000 (2005 est)
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