- a port in the NE Sudan, on the Red Sea: formerly the chief port of the African Red Sea; now obstructed by a coral reef. Pop: reliable recent estimates are not available
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There was war in the north with Egypt and around Suakin with England.
The Governor returned in great pain and some discomfiture to Suakin.
At others a trader might work his way from Suakin or from the Italian settlements.
They had come as a garrison for Suakin, and a garrison for Suakin they should remain.
Both the Egyptian battalions from Suakin had arrived on the Nile.