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  • adj. Of or relating to Pelusium, an ancient city in the eastern extremes of Egypt's Nile delta.
  • n. A native or inhabitant of Pelusium.

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Examples

  • Now the Ionians and Carians occupied these portions of land for a long time, and they are towards the sea a little below the city of Bubastis, on that which is called the Pelusian mouth of the Nile.

    An Account of Egypt: Being the Second Book of His Histories Called Euterpe. Paras. 60-77

  • Bubastis, on that which is called the Pelusian mouth of the Nile.

    An Account of Egypt

  • Lower Egypt forms a kind of island; it begins at a place where the Nile is divided into two large canals, through which it empties itself into the Mediterranean: the mouth on the right hand is called the Pelusian, and the other the Canopic, from two cities in their neighbourhood, Pelusium and Canopus, now called Damietta and Rosetta.

    The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Macedonians and Grecians (Vol. 1 of 6)

  • Cataract onwards flows to the sea cutting Egypt through in the midst; and as far as the city of Kercasoros the Nile flows in one single stream, but from this city onwards it is parted into three ways; and one, which is called the Pelusian mouth, turns towards the East; the second of the ways goes towards the West, and this is called the Canobic mouth; but that one of the ways which is straight runs thus, -- when the river in its course downwards comes to the point of the Delta, then it cuts the Delta through the midst and so issues out to the sea.

    An Account of Egypt

  • If this be the case, either the Pelusian or his manuscripts are greatly in error.

    The Land of Midian

  • No trace of the Nzadi or Congo is to be found in the Pelusian geographer, whose furthest point is further north.

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo

  • Pelusian mouth, turns towards the East; the second of the ways goes towards the West, and this is called the Canobic mouth; but that one of the ways which is straight runs thus, — when the river in its course downwards comes to the point of the Delta, then it cuts the Delta through the midst and so issues out to the sea.

    The History of Herodotus

  • Pelusian mouth of the Nile waiting for the coming of Cambyses: for

    The History of Herodotus

  • Region in Lower Egypt, between the Pelusian arm of the Nile and the wilderness.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • The town of Bubasts was situated on the Pelusian branch, i.e., the easternmost branch, of the Delta.

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

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