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Bitter Lakes

pl n
(Placename) two lakes, the Great Bitter Lake and Little Bitter Lake in NE Egypt: part of the Suez Canal

Bit′ter Lakes′


n.pl.
two lakes in NE Egypt, forming part of the Suez Canal.
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According to its curators, the work "imagines the microcosm of life in the Great Bitter Lake as a kind of time capsule that connects it with what else was going on during this period across the world.
Franklin Roosevelt met with King ibn Saud aboard the USS Quincy in the Great Bitter Lake of the Suez Canal.
Roosevelt met with Saudi King Abdul Aziz in February 1945 in that pivotal three-day encounter aboard the US Navy cruiser Quincy in the Great Bitter Lake in the Suez Canal -- a meeting that served as the foundation for the long-standing relationship between Washington and Riyadh -- the issue that dominated the talks was the fate of Palestine.
People in Fayid mainly rely on agriculture and fishing from the Great Bitter Lake.
Roosevelt, on board the American cruiser `Quincy' in the Great Bitter Lake in the Suez Canal.
Specially crafted stamps bore the emblem of a "micronation" created out of necessity: GBEA, the Great Bitter Lake Association, as the crewmen of the Yellow Fleet called themselves.
In contrast, these Arabs had had no beef with the US, for their relationship with it began auspiciously: King Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia meets with US president Franklin Roosevelt aboard the USS Quincy on February 14, 1945, in the Great Bitter Lake.
To recognize the anniversary of this historic meeting on board the USS Quincy in Egypt's Great Bitter Lake in the Suez Canal in 1945, the grandsons of both former leaders gathered today at an inaugural celebration held in Miami, Florida.
It's been exactly 80 years since the United States and the Kingdom established diplomatic relations, and sixty eight since that historic encounter between King Abdul Aziz and President Roosevelt onboard the cruiser USS Quincy in the Great Bitter Lake of the Suez Canal (where the American chief executive pledged not to do anything hostile to Arabs, especially Arab interests in Palestine, only to die a week later, with his pledges dying along with him).
The shark was caught in the canal's Great Bitter Lake, which is saltier than the sharks' usual environment because its bed contains salt deposits.
Their historical meeting took place onboard the US Navy cruiser, Quincy, in the Great Bitter Lake segment of the Suez Canal on Feb.