Another posts

paddock definition macbeth rean definition moo cow goodrich glyphics definition moldboard plow definition doss house definition define: apostacy leven definition cash sales definition an article of clothing spoon meat ptyalin definition sleeping draughts died in harness excruciation definition epitomize antonym harkening back definition nart definition moabitess definition relearning definition psychology night related words epipetalous stamen propagandistic definition halfling boy vaccine etymology polyphagous definition organic remains sublimely definition chatelain definition japery definition brattice cloth jack-towel ecuadorian definition

Suez Canal

Definitions

  • Entrance of Suez Canal at Port Said
    Entrance of Suez Canal at Port Said
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Suez Canal a ship canal in northeastern Egypt linking the Red Sea with the Mediterranean Sea
    • ***

Additional illustrations & photos:

SUEZ CANAL SUEZ CANAL

Usage

In literature:

Nor was there then any Suez Canal route to shorten the long miles that had to be traversed.
"The Magnificent Montez" by Horace Wyndham
I was on the Suez Canal when the Germans heralded the Verdun offensive.
"Riviera Towns" by Herbert Adams Gibbons
England controls Gibraltar and the Suez Canal.
"The Blot on the Kaiser's 'Scutcheon" by Newell Dwight Hillis
Nor, it must be allowed, is a Suez Canal ancestry specially necessary to a trainer of young souls.
"The Mission Of Mr. Eustace Greyne" by Robert Hichens
He was some miles east of the Suez Canal.
"Our Casualty And Other Stories" by James Owen Hannay, AKA George A. Birmingham
His success with the Suez Canal led him to undertake the construction of the Panama Canal.
"Asiatic Breezes" by Oliver Optic
He has even some doubt whether the purchase of the Suez Canal Shares was a wise stroke of policy.
"Studies in Literature and History" by Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall
Governing Director, Suez Canal Co.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
Since the opening of the Suez Canal, corruption has reached even here!
"An Eagle Flight" by José Rizal
He pronounced the Suez Canal to be an impracticable scheme.
"Lives of the Engineers The Locomotive. George and Robert Stephenson" by Samuel Smiles
Calcutta is the political capital of India, but since the opening of the Suez Canal, Bombay rivals it in all commercial respects.
"Due West" by Maturin Murray Ballou
In the early stages of the War, the Suez Canal had been treated as itself the main obstacle to an attack on Egypt.
"With Manchesters in the East" by Gerald B. Hurst
He had brought peace with honor from Berlin, filled the bazaars of three continents with rumors of his fame, and annexed the Suez Canal.
"Name and Fame" by Adeline Sergeant
You can see very well now, since the Suez Canal was opened, corruption has come here.
"Friars and Filipinos" by Jose Rizal
The western route is via Dover to Cape Town, the eastern route is via the Suez Canal and Natal.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2" by Various
We enter the Suez canal at 4:00 p. m., December 21st (Saturday afternoon).
"My Trip Around the World" by Eleonora Hunt
In 1889, 180,594 travellers crossed Egypt by way of the Suez Canal.
"Mentone, Cairo, and Corfu" by Constance Fenimore Woolson
This is particularly the case with those bound to or from England and India by way of the Suez Canal and the Red Sea.
"The Story of Malta" by Maturin M. Ballou
The Panama Canal, though not so long as the Kiel and Suez Canals, is very much broader and deeper.
"The Panama Canal" by J. Saxon Mills
Neutralization of all maritime straits leading to inland seas, including the Suez and Panama Canals.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VII (of VIII)" by Various
***

In news:

'Big E' Makes Final Suez Canal Transit.
The commander of Egypt's navy has retired from his post to take up the top spot at the Suez Canal Authority, news outlets in the country reported this week.
Suez Canal Workers Join Broad Strikes in Egypt.
CAIRO — Hundreds of workers went on strike on Thursday along the Suez Canal, one of the world's strategic waterways, joining others across Egypt pressing demands for better wages and conditions.
Israel claims Iran warships to transit Suez Canal.
From March 16 to April 5, the Suez Canal University chapter was busy publishing the 4th issue of their magazine ECHO.
2 US warships move closer to Libya via Suez Canal .
Iranian Naval Vessels Enter Suez Canal .
CAIRO — Hundreds of workers went on strike on Thursday along the Suez Canal, one of the world's strategic waterways, joining others across Egypt pressing demands for better wages and conditions.
Israel claims Iran warships to transit Suez Canal .
The Suez Canal, linking the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea, opens in Egypt (more info).
1869 – The Suez Canal, linking the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea, opens in Egypt (More info).
He engaged in six major battles, he said, and passed through the Panama Canal on three occasions and the Suez Canal five times.
Will Egypt's Crisis Shut the Suez Canal .
The Port of Virginia will gain a "first-in" vessel call in June when MOL will begin making weekly calls at Norfolk International Terminals with its new all-water service between the Far East and the US East Coast via the Suez Canal.
***