el mansûra

World English Dictionary
El Mansûra or Al Mansûrah (ɛl mænˈsʊərə)
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)
Al Mansûrah or Al Mansûrah

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