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 (dăm′ē-ĕt′ə) also Dum·yat (do͝om-yät′)
A city of northeast Egypt on the Nile River delta north-northeast of Cairo. It was conquered by Crusaders in 1219.


(Placename) a town in NE Egypt, in the Nile delta: important medieval commercial centre. Arabic name: Dumyat


(ˌdæm iˈɛt ə)

a city in NE Egypt, in the Nile delta. 121,200. Arabic, Dumyat.
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George in our village with His Excellency Archbishop Yousef Jules Zerey, Archbishop of Damiat & the General Patriarchal Vicar in Jerusalem.
The arms had been shipped from the IRGC base at Bandar Abbas to the Egyptian Mediterranean port of Damiat aboard an Iranian vessel, then transferred to the Francop as oil drilling equipment.