Serbonian

[ ser-boh-nee-uh n ]
/ sərˈboʊ ni ən /

adjective

of, relating to, or designating the large marshy tract of land in the northern part of ancient Egypt in which entire armies are said to have been swallowed up.

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Origin of Serbonian

1660–70; < Greek Serbōní(s) (límnē) Serbonian (marsh) + -an
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