Definition of Red Sea

1. 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.

Terms within: Gulf Of Akaba, Gulf Of Aqaba, Gulf Of Suez
Group relationships: Indian Ocean
Generic synonyms: Sea



Definition of Red Sea

1. Proper noun. A long, narrow sea between Africa and the Arabian peninsula; links the Suez Canal with the Arabian Sea. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Red Sea

Red Delicious
Red Devil
Red Devils
Red Eye
Red Guard
Red Hand Defenders
Red Indian
Red Kurdistan
Red Leicester
Red List
Red Nose Day
Red Notice
Red Planet
Red Rectangle
Red River
Red Sea (current term)
Red Sea Governorate
Red Sox
Red Sox Nation
Red Square
Red Sun
Red Tai
Red Wolf
Red Wolves
Redbeard
Redbone
Redbones
Redding
Reddy
Redeemer

Literary usage of Red Sea

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne (1874)
"IN WHICH THE Red Sea AND THE INDIAN OCEAN PROVE PROPITIOUS TO THE DESIGNS OF PHILEAS FOGG. THE distance between Suez and Aden is precisely thirteen hundred ..."

2. Egypt by Eva Ambros (2001)
"The tourist center for bathing and diving on the Red Sea is Hurghada. ... THE RED SEA - CORAL REEFS AND BIZARRE MOUNTAINSCAPES THE Red Sea COAST SINAI ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Understood in this latter sense, the Red Sea stretches from the Strait of ... 27° 45' N., the Red Sea is divided by the Peninsula of Sinai into two gulfs: ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Understood in this latter sense, the Red Sea stretches from the Strait of ... 27° 45' N., the Red Sea is divided by the Peninsula of Sinai into two gulfs: ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Understood in this latter sense, the Red Sea stretches from the Strait of ... 27° 45' N., the Red Sea is divided by the Peninsula of Sinai into two gulfs: ..."

6. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"Beds of reeds are still to be found in the region, though not common on the Red Sea, and the reed grows in fresh water. In attempting to account for the ..."

7. Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Robertson Smith (1896)
"In the passages relating to the ex]x>sure of Moses, it appears to apply to the ancient extension of the Red Sea towards Tanis ..."

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