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Suakin

noun
  1. 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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Historical Examples of suakin

  • There was war in the north with Egypt and around Suakin with England.

    The River War

    Winston S. Churchill

  • The Governor returned in great pain and some discomfiture to Suakin.

    The River War

    Winston S. Churchill

  • At others a trader might work his way from Suakin or from the Italian settlements.

    The River War

    Winston S. Churchill

  • They had come as a garrison for Suakin, and a garrison for Suakin they should remain.

    The River War

    Winston S. Churchill

  • Both the Egyptian battalions from Suakin had arrived on the Nile.

    The River War

    Winston S. Churchill