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Serbonian

[ ser-boh-nee-uhn ]
/ sərˈboʊ ni ən /
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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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