Ismailia

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Ismailia

(ˌɪzmaɪˈlɪə)
n
(Placename) a city in NE Egypt, on the Suez Canal: founded in 1863 by the former Suez Canal Company; devastated by Israeli troops in the October War (1973). Pop: 299 000 (2005 est)

Is•ma•i•li•a

or Is•ma•‘i•li•ya

(ˌɪs meɪ əˈli ə, -maɪ ə-)

n.
a seaport at the midpoint of the Suez Canal, in NE Egypt. 236,300.