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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A long narrow sea between northeast Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. It is linked with the Mediterranean to the north through the Gulf of Suez and the Suez Canal and with the Gulf of Aden and the Arabian Sea to the south through the Bab el Mandeb.

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

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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

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Examples

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

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

    No Uncertain Terms

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

    No Uncertain Terms

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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

  • 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

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

    Gordon Brown, Charlie Whelan and Me

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