Mareotis (mârēō´tĬs) or Maryut (mär´yōōt), salt lake, c.95 sq mi (250 sq km) excluding marshes, N Egypt, in the Nile delta. It is separated from the Mediterranean Sea by the narrow isthmus on which Alexandria is situated. There are fisheries and saltworks on the lakeshore.
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Maryut, salt lake, Egypt: see Mareotis.
"Maryut." The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.. . Encyclopedia.com. (November 21, 2018). https://www.encyclopedia.com/reference/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/maryut
"Maryut." The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.. . Retrieved November 21, 2018 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/reference/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/maryut