- 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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The Egyptian frontier had been set back as far north as Wadi-Halfa.My Memoirs
- a town in the N Sudan that was partly submerged by Lake Nasser: an important archaeological site