a former town in the N Sudan, on the Nile: now under the waters of Lake Nasser, created by the Aswan High Dam in S Egypt.
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How to use Wadi Halfa in a sentence
The Egyptian frontier had been set back as far north as Wadi-Halfa.My Memoirs | Marguerite Steinheil
Prokesch copied one in the ruins of Wadi Halfa, splendid in blue and gold, with a serpent wound round it.
I have seen his likeness enshrined in wattle huts at Omdurman and Wadi Halfa.With Manchesters in the East | Gerald B. Hurst
Wadi Halfa was the military station, Tewfikieh a little frontier town to the north separated from Halfa by a mile of river-bank.The Four Feathers | A. E. W. Mason
Calder was the one man in Wadi Halfa who could claim something like intimacy with Durrance.The Four Feathers | A. E. W. Mason
British Dictionary definitions for Wadi Halfa
a town in the N Sudan that was partly submerged by Lake Nasser: an important archaeological site
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