the hard fatty tissue about the loins and kidneys of beef, sheep, etc., used in cooking or processed to yield tallow.
a hard waxy fat around the kidneys and loins in sheep, cattle, etc, used in cooking and making tallow
noun 1. a member of an ancient Germanic people of uncertain origin, mentioned in the writings of Caesar and Tacitus. 2. a member of a Germanic people that invaded France and Spain in the 5th century a.d. adjective 3. of or relating to the Suevians.
noun 1. a seaport in NE Egypt, near the S end of the Suez Canal. 2. Gulf of, a NW arm of the Red Sea, W of the Sinai Peninsula. 3. Isthmus of, an isthmus in NE Egypt, joining Africa and Asia. 72 miles (116 km) wide. noun 1. a port in NE Egypt, at […]
noun 1. a canal in NE Egypt, cutting across the Isthmus of Suez and connecting the Mediterranean and the Red Sea. 107 miles (172 km) long. noun 1. a sea-level canal in NE Egypt, crossing the Isthmus of Suez and linking the Mediterranean with the Red Sea: built (1854–69) by de Lesseps with French and […]
- Suez canal crisis
Suez Canal crisis definition A major international incident that arose in 1956 from the decision by Gamal A. Nasser of Egypt to nationalize the Suez Canal, which long had been controlled by Great Britain. After Nasser took over the canal, Britain and France induced Israel to provoke a conflict with Egypt that would serve as […]