Definition of Suez Canal

1. Noun. A ship canal in northeastern Egypt linking the Red Sea with the Mediterranean Sea.

Generic synonyms: Ship Canal, Shipway
Group relationships: Arab Republic Of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic



Definition of Suez Canal

1. Proper noun. A canal linking the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suez Canal

Sudanese monetary unit
Sudanese pound
Sudanian
Sudbury
Sudeten
Sudetenland
Sudip
Sudovia
Sudovian
Sudovians
Sue
Suebi
Sues
Suevi
Suez
Suez Canal (current term)
Suez Canal Zone
Suffolky
Sufi
Sufism
Sugar Ray Robinson
Sugriva
Suharto
Suidae
Suifenhe
Suillus
Suillus albivelatus
Suisse
Sukarno

Literary usage of Suez Canal

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1. Egypt: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1902)
"171) we catch a glimpse of the Suez canal. 151 M. Suez. ... The passage of the Suez Canal is interesting only on one of Ihe large steamers, ..."

2. A History of Commerce by Clive Day (1907)
"The Suez Canal, and its services to commerce. — The scheme of reopening the route across ... The success of the Suez Canal may be gaged, from the investor's ..."

3. A History of Commerce by Clive Day (1914)
"Leaving aside the St. Mary's canal in America, there is but one ship canal which has proved its commanding importance, namely the Suez Canal. ..."

4. A History of Commerce by Clive Day (1914)
"The Suez Canal, and its services to commerce. — The scheme of reopening the route across ... The success of the Suez Canal may be gaged, from the investor's ..."

5. A History of Commerce by Clive Day (1907)
"The Suez Canal, and its services to commerce. — The scheme of reopening the route across ... The success of the Suez Canal may be gaged, from the investor's ..."

6. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1905)
"When, in 1869, the Suez Canal was opened, jurists and diplomatists at once discussed what means could be found to secure free navigation upon it for vessels ..."

7. The Literature of Egypt and the Soudan from the Earliest Times to the Year by Ibrahim-Hilmy (1888)
"Agreement respecting the Suez Canal. Annual meeting of the Suez Canal Company in Paris. ... A Point gained for the new Suez Canal. The Star, Montreal, Aug. ..."

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