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Suakin

/ˈsuːɑːkɪn/
noun
1.
a port in the NE Sudan, on the Red Sea: formerly the chief port of the African Red Sea; now obstructed by a coral reef. Pop: reliable recent estimates are not available
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  • This route is extensively used for the caravan trade between suakin and Kassala.

  • At others a trader might work his way from suakin or from the Italian settlements.

    The River War Winston S. Churchill
  • The occupation of Berber by an Egyptian garrison would settle at once the difficulties near suakin.

    The River War Winston S. Churchill
  • They had come as a garrison for suakin, and a garrison for suakin they should remain.

    The River War Winston S. Churchill
  • As things happened, Feversham still waited for three years in the bazaar at suakin before it did.

    The Four Feathers A. E. W. Mason
  • Both the Egyptian battalions from suakin had arrived on the Nile.

    The River War Winston S. Churchill
  • No part of those strictures had been more effective or more violent than that which referred to the operations around suakin.

    Lord Randolph Churchill Winston Spencer Churchill
  • Abou was then thrown into prison on suspicion, and escaped to suakin.

    The Four Feathers A. E. W. Mason
  • Very likely he was the reason why Lieutenant Sutch was at suakin, but he knows nothing of the four feathers.

    The Four Feathers A. E. W. Mason
  • I doubt if I could have stood up to the three long years in suakin.

    The Four Feathers A. E. W. Mason

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