Acre, St. Jean d'

Acre, St. Jean d', a strong place and seaport in Syria, at the foot of Mount Carmel, taken, at an enormous sacrifice of life, by Philip Augustus and Richard Coeur de Lion in 1191, held out against Bonaparte in 1799; its ancient name Ptolemaïs.

Population (circa 1900) given as 7,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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