Port Said

Port Said

[sah-eed]
noun
a seaport in NE Egypt at the Mediterranean end of the Suez Canal.
Also, Port Saïd.
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Port Said (ˈsɑːiːd, saɪd)
 
n
a port in NE Egypt, at the N end of the Suez Canal: founded in 1859 when the Suez Canal was begun; became the largest coaling station in the world and later an oil-bunkering port; damaged in the Arab-Israeli wars of 1967 and 1973. Pop: 546 000 (2005 est)

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