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El Mansura

[el man-soo r-uh] /ˌɛl mænˈsʊər ə/
noun
1.
a city in NE Egypt, in the Nile delta: scene of the defeat of the Crusaders 1250 and the capture of Louis IX by the Mamelukes.
Also called Mansura.
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El Mansûra

/ɛl mænˈsʊərə/
noun
1.
a city in NE Egypt: scene of a battle (1250) in which the Crusaders were defeated by the Mamelukes and Louis IX of France was captured; cotton-manufacturing centre. Pop: 423 000 (2005 est)
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