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, town (1986 pop. 19,997), E Egypt, on the Red Sea. The ancient Leucus Limen, it was once a major Egyptian port and the focus of several trade routes. It was formerly known as Kosseir.
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That leaves many sites like El Muharraq Monastery, and a tiny cave church in nearby Kosseir, out of the picture.
According to local lore, the Virgin Mary appeared near the Kosseir cave.