The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A town in the Delta of Egypt, 50 m. NE. of Cairo; a railway centre, and entrepôt for the cotton and grain grown in the section of the delta round it, and once a centre of worship, and the site of two temples; Tel-el-Kebir ( q. v .) lies E. of it.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Zagazig'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/z/zagazig.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.