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  • proper n. A long, narrow sea between Africa and the Arabian peninsula; links the Suez Canal with the Arabian Sea.

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  • n. a long arm of the Indian Ocean between northeast Africa and Arabia; linked to the Mediterranean at the north end by the Suez Canal

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The term Red Sea rig does indeed have a reference to the Red Sea.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • He was referring to the Red Sea resort of Sharm el Sheik, where Mr. Mubarak and his family now live - after being barred from leaving the country.

    NYT > Global Home

  • The only thing I find worse are those ‘scientists’ who explain Biblical miracles through naturalistic stories; the parting of the Red Sea was a small earthquake; the Burning Bush was a natural gas leak; etc.

    Pity the poor inverts - The Panda's Thumb

  • 'Why he didn't move on to part the Red Sea is a tease ..'

    Gordon Brown, Charlie Whelan and Me

  • Why he didn't move on to part the Red Sea is a tease.

    Gordon Brown, Charlie Whelan and Me

  • Our hotel is amazingly beautiful, and the water of the Red Sea is the most amazing blue I have ever seen in my life. asphalteden, the diving here is supposed to be amazing, although according to the book in our hotel room, almost everything in the water is poisonous.

    Red, red sea

  • Compared to the Mediterranean waters off Alexandria, the Red Sea is a diver's paradise.

    Snorkeling in the Red Sea

  • "It did remind me of the story to going through the Red Sea, which is often talked about on Easter," said the Rev.

    2006 FLOOD: Neche diking debates; Water wasn't rising on Easter

  • And whoso will go by another way from Babylon, then men go by the Red Sea, that is an arm of the sea Ocean.

    The Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • The ships are not navigated by Englishmen, and very few English merchants resident in India have ever speculated in the trade of the Red Sea, which is carried on almost exclusively with the capitals of Muselman merchants of

    Travels in Arabia

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