- a city in N Egypt, in the Nile delta.
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Examples from the Web for tanta
“People are tired,” said Sayed Taha, 19, a Mahalla resident studying trade and commerce at nearby Tanta University.Egypt’s Cities Wage Satirical Secession Campaign
December 14, 2012
Chaos has also been reported in Alexandra, Port Said, Tanta, Mansoura, Sohag, and Suez.Egypt in Chaos as Protesters Call for Military Council to Transfer Power
November 20, 2011
But it was only Tanta Sal, who looked at him, smiling the while.
He had seen no more of Jack and Tanta Sal since the evening.
Suppose it was a trap, and Tanta had her husband and two or three men in waiting there.
But Tanta gesticulated, pushed the guns away, and signed to Dyke to follow.
Tanta Sal smiled contentedly when they rode off, a week later.
- a city in N Egypt, on the Nile delta: noted for its Muslim festivals. Pop: 413 000 (2005 est)
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