Assiut [ah-syoot] Examples noun

  1. Asyut.

Asyut or A·syût, As·siut [ah-syoot] noun

  1. a city in central Egypt, on the Nile.

Examples from the Web for assiut Contemporary Examples of assiut

  • Clashes also broke out in Alexandria, Aswan, Luxor, and Assiut.

    Egypt’s New Wave of Violence

    Ursula Lindsey

    October 10, 2011

  • Historical Examples of assiut

  • On the road to Assiut is a fine Roman columbarium or dove-cote.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 7


  • The Assiut weir across the Nile is just about half a mile long.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 7


  • All those south of Assiut will be for English students only, for French will be quite dropped.

    Khartoum Campaign, 1898

    Bennet Burleigh

  • It was also decided to follow up the enterprise with another to be undertaken at Assiut.

    History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 12 (of 12)

    S. Rappoport

  • A barrage and lock control the flow of water at Assiut; a huge dam at Assuan impounds the surplus of the flood season.

    Commercial Geography

    Jacques W. Redway

  • British Dictionary definitions for assiut Assiut noun

    1. a variant spelling of Asyut

    Asyut Assiut noun

    1. an ancient city in central Egypt, on the Nile. Pop: 417 000 (2005 est)Ancient Greek name: Lycopolis

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