Definition of Sinai Peninsula
1. Noun. A peninsula in northeastern Egypt; at north end of Red Sea.
Group relationships: Arab Republic Of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic
Terms within: Sinai, Sinai Desert, Mount Sinai, Sinai
Generic synonyms: Peninsula
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sinai Peninsula
Literary usage of Sinai Peninsula
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Comparative Geography of Palestine and the Sinaitic Peninsula by Carl Ritter, William Leonard Gage (1866)
"THE Sinai Peninsula FROM ITS SOUTHERN SIDE, ROUND BY THE GULF OF SUEZ, ... |IIE most important harbour of the Sinai Peninsula, and almost the only one which ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Mehemet Ah" and his successors up to and including Tewfik had not only administered the Sinai peninsula but certain posts on the Hejaz or Arabian side of ..."
3. Diplomatic Documents Relating to the Outbreak of the European War by James Brown Scott (1916)
"... if any, military measures are necessary for the strengthening of strategical points in the Sinai peninsula. No. 105. Sir L. Mallet to Sir Edward Grey. ..."
4. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... spread abroad rumours that the Egyptian government intended to construct fortifications in the Sinai peninsula with the design of menacing the railway, ..."
5. Encyclopædia Biblica: A Critical Dictionary of the Literary Political and by Thomas Kelly Cheyne, John Sutherland Black (1903)
"So too, we hear in the regions of the Sinai peninsula down to the time of Mohammed, .... As the Sinai-peninsula is pretty frequently visited by tourists, ..."