Mansûra, El
or Mansurah, Al geographical name — see el mansura

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Mansura, El — (al Manṣūrah) ► C. del N. de Egipto, cap. de la gobernación de Daqahlïya, en el delta del Nilo; 316 870 h …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Mansura — Mansura, El …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • MANSURA — (El Mansura; al Mansura; Al Mansurah), town in Lower Egypt, on the right bank of the eastern arm of the Nile. Founded during the 13th century, Mansura has become an important center for the cotton commerce in modern times. There was a Jewish… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Mansura — Mansura,   El Mansura [arabisch »die Siegreiche«], Stadt in Unterägypten, im Nildelta am Damiette Arm, 371 000 Einwohner; Verwaltungssitz des Governorats Dakahlija; Universität (1972 gegründet), TH; Baumwollstapelplatz, Textilindustrie,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Mansura (Luisiana) — Mansura Pueblo de los Estados Unidos …   Wikipedia Español

  • El Mansura — o Al Mansurah, es una ciudad de Egipto junto al ramal de Damietta del delta del Nilo (31º 03 N 31º 23 E). Es capital de la gobernación de Ad Daqahliyah, la tercera más grande del país despues de El Cairo y Alejandría. En 1992 su población se… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • el mansura — |elˌman|su̇rə adjective Usage: usually capitalized E&M Etymology: from El Mansura, Egypt : of or from the city of El Mansura, Egypt : of the kind or style prevalent in El Mansura …   Useful english dictionary

  • El Mansoura, Egypt — El Mansurah (also spelled as Mansoura ; Arabic: المنصورة, ArabDIN|al manṣūrah) is a city in Egypt, with a population of 420,000. It is the capital of Ad Daqahliyah Governorate. Etymology Mansoura means The Victorious (feminine) from the noun… …   Wikipedia

  • El Mansura — /el man soor euh/ 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. 215,000. Also called Mansura. * * * …   Universalium

  • El Mansura — El Man•su•ra [[t]ˌɛl mænˈsʊər ə[/t]] n. geg 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. 358,000 Also called Mansura …   From formal English to slang

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