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Word of the Day – Dahabeeyah

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Dahabeeyah (noun)

daa-haa-bee-ah

A large passenger boat used on the Nile, typically with lateen sails.

Mid 19th century: from Arabic, literally ‘golden’, denoting the gilded state barge formerly used by the Muslim rulers of Egypt.

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Word of the Day – Seditious

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Seditious (adj)

sed-ish-us

Inciting or causing people to rebel against the authority of a state or monarch.

Late Middle English: from Old French seditieux or Latin seditiosus, from seditio ‘mutinous separation’ (see sedition).

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