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  1. Damietta, also known as Damiata, or Domyat, is a port and the capital of the Damietta Governorate in Egypt. It is located at the Damietta branch, a distributary of the Nile, 15 kilometres from the Mediterranean Sea, about 200 kilometres north of Cairo.
  2. Damietta a.k.a. Dumyat is a hill at the western extremity of the Ochil Hills in central Scotland. The name is thought to originate from Dun of the Maeatae.

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Google previewEgypt and the English, Showing British Public Opinion in Egypt Upon the Egyptian Question (1908)

With Chapters on the Success of the Sudan and the Delights of Travel in Egypt and the Sudan by Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen

Damietta is a wooden Venice, a mere shell. Behind its stately front ...

Google previewUpwave (2011)

City Dynamics and the Coming Capitalist Revival by John Montgomery

Damietta is a port town located at a branch of the River Nile near the Mediterranean Sea. The city has a long history and over time has undergone numerous name changes. Damietta is known for its furniture making, tanneries, textile making, ...

Google previewSatisfaction All Around (1979)

(Les Contens) by Odete de Turnebe, D.A. Beecher

Damietta is an Egyptian city on the east branch of the Nile River delta.

Google previewA New System of Modern Geography (1822)

Or A View of the Present State of the World ... by Sidney Edwards Morse

it will cease to be navigable for boats of large burden The country around Damietta is a perfect garden and the rice is the tinest in Eirypt. The population is estimated at 40,000. Suez is on the gulf of Suez, at the northern extremity of the Red ...

Google previewParliamentary Papers (1884)

1850-1908 by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons

Damietta is a small town of nearly 30,000 inhabitants, situated on the banks of the Nile, about 4 miles from the sea. The river just before it reaches the town, takes rather a sudden bend and runs into a deep basin, which, after passing the town, ...

Google previewNew Piloting Directions for the Mediterranean Sea, the Adriatic, Or Gulf of Venice, the Black Sea, Grecian Archipelago ... (1831)

Containing Instructions for Navigating the Various Coasts, Islands, Bays, Ports, and Harbours, and for Avoiding the Numerous Rocks, Shoals, and Other Dangers in Those Seas ... by John William Norie

DAMIETTA is a large town, situated on the eastern branch of the Nile, about 8 miles above its junction with the sea. It stands on a narrow neck of land, formed between the great lake Menzaleh, or Monzalah, and the River Nile, being in latitude ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology (2010)

by Clifford J. Rogers

Nicholas Morton Damietta, Siege of From ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

DAMIETTA, a port town of Egypt, situated on the E . mouth of the Nile, 4 miles from the sea- coast. The present town stands upon a different site from the ancient Damietta so repeatedly attacked by ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

and a siege of head; and professed one single nature, incapable 17 months, the Christian princes took Damietta. of any difference : yet they ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the World's Coastal Landforms (2010)

by Eric Bird

smoother than the present one, where the outflow is concentrated in two cuspate sectors: Damietta (Dumyat) in the east and Rosetta (Rashid) in the west. In order to find the main littoral drift direction along the coast where the Suez Canal was ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Gazetteer or compendious geographical dictionary (1829)

containing a description of the various countries

Damietta, a large city of Lower Egypt, on the eastern branch of the Nile, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

DAMIETTA, a port-town of Egypt, situated on the eastern mouth of the river Nile, fbur miles from the sea, and loo railes north of Grand Cairo. E. Long. 31. 49. and N. Lat. 31. 25. The present town stands upon ะป different site from the ancient ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

History and biography, vol. 4

At length, the still heavier pressure of similar calamities within the walls of Damietta utterly exhausted the strength of its defenders ; out ofa population of near fourscore thousand souls, nine-tenths had Capture of perished of disease and ...

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