dahabiyah


dahabiyah

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  • Dahabeah — A dahabeah, also spelled dahabeeyah, dahabiah, dahabiya, dahabiyah and dhahabiyya, as well as dahabiyeh and dahabieh (Arabic ذهبىة /ðahabīya/), is a passenger boat used on the River Nile in Egypt. The term is normally used to describe a shallow… …   Wikipedia

  • dahabeah — /dah heuh bee euh/, n. a large boat used on the Nile as a houseboat or for conveying passengers. Also, dahabeeyah, dahabiah. [1840 50; < Egyptian Ar dahabiyah] * * * …   Universalium

  • dababeeyah — /dabaˈbijə/ (say dahbah beeyuh) noun a large sailing boat for travellers on the Nile. {Arabic dahabīyah, literally, the golden; name given to the gilded state barge used by the Muslim rulers of Egypt} …   Australian English dictionary