Damietta
geographical name city & port N Egypt population 93,488

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  • DAMIETTA — (Ar. Dumyāt; in the Bible: Jer. 47:4 – isle of Caphtor; and Isa. 30:4 – Hanes), city in Egypt, about eight miles from the Mediterranean Sea. In medieval times, Damietta was an important commercial town, through which goods were transferred from… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Damietta — • An Egyptian titular see for the Latins and the Catholic Melchite Greeks, in Augustamnica Prima Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Damietta     Damietta      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Damietta — [dam΄ē et′ə] seaport in N Egypt, in the E Nile delta: pop. 113,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Damietta — Damiat redirects here. For the Bulgarian wine grape also known as Damiat, see Dimiat. Damietta Capture of Damietta by Frisian crusaders …   Wikipedia

  • Damietta — /dam ee et euh/, n. a city in NE Egypt, in the Nile delta. 110,000. Arabic, Dumyat. * * * ▪ Egypt Arabic  Dumyāṭ , also spelled  Dimyat        city, capital of Dumyāṭ muḥāfaẓah (governorate), in the Nile River delta, Lower Egypt, on the… …   Universalium

  • Damietta — DMS …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Damietta — Original name in latin Damietta Name in other language Damiata, Damietta, Damiette, Dimyat, Dimy Dum jat, Dumiat, Dumqat, Dumyat, Dumy Dumy QDX, dmyat, Думьят State code EG Continent/City Africa/Cairo longitude 31.41648 latitude 31.81332 altitude …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Damietta — ► Gobernación del N de Egipto, en la región del delta; 589 km2 y 690 000 h. Cap., la c. homónima (86 000 h) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • DAMIETTA —    (36), a town, the third largest, in Egypt, on an eastern branch of the Nile, 8 m. from its mouth; has a trade in grain, rice, hides, fish, &c.; was taken by St. Louis in 1249, and restored on payment of his ransom from captivity …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Damietta — Dumyat …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

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