Pelusiac


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Pe`lu´si`ac


a.1.Of or pertaining to Pelusium, an ancient city of Egypt; as, the Pelusiac (or former eastern) outlet of the Nile.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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She mentioned that the old distributaries were: The Pelusiac, which ran into Sinai; the Tanitic; the Mendesian; the Phatnitic, present day Damietta distributary; the Sebennytic; the Bolbitine; and the Canopic, which is present day Rosetta distributary.
Their capital was the city of Avaris in the Eastern Delta, at Tell ed-Dab'a on the Pelusiac branch of the Nile.
If Ptolemy Soter was annexing Coele-Syria and Phoenicia in the late summer of 320, he certainly was not fighting Perdiccas at the Pelusiac branch of the Nile, nor was he negotiating the withdrawal of the royal armies from Egypt.