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Definition of Serbonian

Serbonian
Serbonian Ser*bo"ni*an, a. Relating to the lake of Serbonis in Egypt, which by reason of the sand blowing into it had a deceptive appearance of being solid land, but was a bog. A gulf profound as that Serbonian bog . . . Where armies whole have sunk. --Milton.

Meaning of Serbonian from wikipedia

- Serbonian Bog (Gr****: Σιρβωνίδος λίμνη, romanized: Sirbōnidos limnē, Latin: Sirbonis Lacus, Arabic: مستنقع سربون, romanized: Mustanqaʿ Sirbūn) was an...
- Western tip of Lake Bardawil." It may be what Herodotus described as the Serbonian Bog, between Damietta and Mount Casius, in his Histories of c. 430BCE...
- at Ras Kouroun, a small mountain near the marshy Lake Bardawil, the "Serbonian Bog" of Herodotus, where Zeus' ancient opponent Typhon was "said to be...
- avenue" was little more than a wide dirt road ridiculed as "The Great Serbonian Bog", he planted it with rows of fast-growing Lombardy poplars.[citation...
- again from Ienysus as far as the Serbonian marsh, beside which the Casian promontory stretches seawards;from this Serbonian marsh, where Typho is supposed...
- of Arabia. Then begins Idumaea, and Palestine at the point where the Serbonian Lake comes into view. This lake... is now an inconsiderable fen." The...
- his defeat by Horus, Typhon was "supposed to have been hidden" in the "Serbonian marsh" (identified with modern Lake Bardawil) in Egypt. Typhon bears a...
- Croats Early Slavs Roman author Pliny the Elder (23–79) mentioned the "Serbonian Lake" near Palestine in his Natural History. Proponents of the Iranian...
- small mountain and a former town near the marshy Lake Bardawil, the "Serbonian Bog" of Herodotus, where Zeus' ancient opponent Typhon was "said to be...
- Romani and surrounds, 1916 (Serbonian Lake also known as Bardawil Lagoon)...