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(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)


or Is•ma•‘i•li•ya

(ˌɪs meɪ əˈli ə, -maɪ ə-)

a seaport at the midpoint of the Suez Canal, in NE Egypt. 236,300.
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The polling abroad will end on Sunday, when the two-day internal vote-casting process begins in Cairo, El-Qalubia, El-Daqahlia, El-Mannoufia, El-Gharbia, Kafr El-Sheikh, El-Sharqia, Dimyat, Port Said, Ismailiya, Suez, North Sina and South Sinai.
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later on Thursday at a ceremony in the Suez Canal city of Ismailiya,
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