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Dambeʹa

or Dembeʹa. A lake in Gojam, Abyssinia, the source of the Blue Nile. Captain Speke traced the White Nile to Lake Victoria Nʹyanza, which, no doubt, is fed by the Mountains of the Moon.        

“He [the Nile] throʹ the lucid lake


Of fair Dambea rolls his infant stream.”

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Thomson: Summer, 807–8.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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