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Manzala, Lake

Manzala, Lake (mănzäˈlə) [key], or Lake Menzaleh mĕn–, saltwater lagoon, c.660 sq mi (1,710 sq km), NE Egypt, near Port Said, partly separated from the Mediterranean Sea by a narrow peninsula. The Suez Canal cuts through the eastern part of the lake's basin.

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