Serbonian

Serbonian

[ser-boh-nee-uhn]
adjective
of, pertaining to, or designating the large marshy tract of land in the northern part of ancient Egypt in which entire armies are said to have been swallowed up.

Origin:
1660–70; < Greek Serbōní(s) (límnē) Serbonian (marsh) + -an

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