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 Damaskeen’ing.Dame du Lac. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dambe’a
 
or Dembe’a. A lake in Gojam, Abyssinia, the source of the Blue Nile. Captain Speke traced the White Nile to Lake Victoria N’yanza, which, no doubt, is fed by the Mountains of the Moon.
       
“He [the Nile] thro’ the lucid lake
       
Of fair Dambea rolls his infant stream.”
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Thomson: Summer, 807–8.
 


 Damaskeen’ing.Dame du Lac. 

 
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