Wadi Halfa

[ wah-dee hahl-fuh ]
/ ˈwɑ di ˈhɑl fə /


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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Example sentences from the Web for wadi halfa

  • The Egyptian frontier had been set back as far north as Wadi-Halfa.

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British Dictionary definitions for wadi halfa

Wadi Halfa
/ (ˈwɒdɪ ˈhælfə) /


a town in the N Sudan that was partly submerged by Lake Nasser: an important archaeological site
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