from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Ismail Pasha 1830-1895. Egyptian viceroy (1863-1879). The Suez Canal was completed during his reign (1869).
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For the principal complaints made are about the debatable land of Bogos, which Ismail Pasha claims to have annexed in 1870, but which the Abyssinians deny; the free passage and proper protection of merchandise to the sea, instead of its being plundered while in transit, as is now done; and lastly, the giving up of a renegade Abyssinian, Ras-ul-Riah, who, although head of all this looting, is protected by the