Sinai


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Si·nai

 (sī′nī′), Mount
A mountain, about 2,285 m (7,500 ft) high, of the southern Sinai Peninsula. It is traditionally claimed to be the peak on which Moses received the Ten Commandments.

Sinai

(ˈsaɪnaɪ; ˈsaɪnɪˌaɪ)
n
1. (Placename) a mountainous peninsula of NE Egypt at the N end of the Red Sea, between the Gulf of Suez and the Gulf of Aqaba: occupied by Israel in 1967; fully restored by 1982
2. (Bible) Mount Sinai the mountain where Moses received the Law from God (Exodus 19–20): often identified as Jebel Musa, sometimes as Jebel Serbal, both on the S Sinai Peninsula
3. (Placename) Mount Sinai the mountain where Moses received the Law from God (Exodus 19–20): often identified as Jebel Musa, sometimes as Jebel Serbal, both on the S Sinai Peninsula

Si•nai

(ˈsaɪ naɪ, ˈsaɪ niˌaɪ)

n.
1. Also called Si′nai Penin′sula. a peninsula in NE Egypt, at the N end of the Red Sea between the Gulf of Suez and the Gulf of Aqaba.
2. Mount, the mountain, of uncertain identity, on which Moses received the Law. Ex. 19.
Si`na•it′ic (-niˈɪt ɪk) Si•na•ic (sɪˈneɪ ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Sinai - a mountain peak in the southern Sinai Peninsula (7,500 feet high)Sinai - a mountain peak in the southern Sinai Peninsula (7,500 feet high); it is believed to be the peak on which Moses received the Ten Commandments
Sinai Peninsula, Sinai - a peninsula in northeastern Egypt; at north end of Red Sea
2.Sinai - a desert on the Sinai Peninsula in northeastern EgyptSinai - a desert on the Sinai Peninsula in northeastern Egypt
Sinai Peninsula, Sinai - a peninsula in northeastern Egypt; at north end of Red Sea
Great Arabian Desert, Arabian Desert - a desert on the Arabian Peninsula in southwestern Asia
3.Sinai - a peninsula in northeastern EgyptSinai - a peninsula in northeastern Egypt; at north end of Red Sea
Arab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic - a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC
Sinai Desert, Sinai - a desert on the Sinai Peninsula in northeastern Egypt
Mount Sinai, Sinai - a mountain peak in the southern Sinai Peninsula (7,500 feet high); it is believed to be the peak on which Moses received the Ten Commandments
Translations

Sinai

[ˈsaɪnɪaɪ]
A. NSinaí m
Mount Sinaiel monte Sinaí
B. CPD the Sinai Desert Nel desierto del Sinaí

Sinai

[ˈsaɪnaɪ] nSinaï msin-bin sin bin [ˈsɪnbɪn] n (ICE HOCKEY)prison f

Sinai

nSinai m; Sinai PeninsulaSinaihalbinsel f; Mount Sinaider Berg Sinai

Sinai

[ˈsaɪnaɪ] nil Sinai
References in classic literature ?
Then rising, and throwing back her veil, she implored her in the great name of the God whom they both worshipped, and by that revelation of the Law upon Mount Sinai, in which they both believed, that she would have compassion upon them, and suffer them to go forward under their safeguard.
It was Mount Horeb, that Sinai at the top of which Moses saw God face to face.
Breakfast over, Aunt Polly had family worship: it began with a prayer built from the ground up of solid courses of Scriptural quotations, welded together with a thin mortar of originality; and from the summit of this she delivered a grim chapter of the Mosaic Law, as from Sinai.
There, on a table, surrounded at some distance by a large and luxurious divan, every species of tobacco known, -- from the yellow tobacco of Petersburg to the black of Sinai, and so on along the scale from Maryland and Porto-Rico, to Latakia, -- was exposed in pots of crackled earthenware of which the Dutch are so fond; beside them, in boxes of fragrant wood, were ranged, according to their size and quality, pueros, regalias, havanas, and manillas; and, in an open cabinet, a collection of German pipes, of chibouques, with their amber mouth-pieces ornamented with coral, and of narghiles, with their long tubes of morocco, awaiting the caprice or the sympathy of the smokers.
Of Mans First Disobedience, and the Fruit Of that Forbidden Tree, whose mortal tast Brought Death into the World, and all our woe, With loss of EDEN, till one greater Man Restore us, and regain the blissful Seat, Sing Heav'nly Muse, that on the secret top Of OREB, or of SINAI, didst inspire That Shepherd, who first taught the chosen Seed, In the Beginning how the Heav'ns and Earth Rose out of CHAOS: Or if SION Hill Delight thee more, and SILOA'S Brook that flow'd Fast by the Oracle of God; I thence Invoke thy aid to my adventrous Song, That with no middle flight intends to soar Above th' AONIAN Mount, while it pursues Things unattempted yet in Prose or Rhime.
The same circumstances are described in detail on the authority of Seetzen and Ehrenberg, [4] as the cause of the sounds which have been heard by many travellers on Mount Sinai near the Red Sea.
She had selected "Paradise Lost" from her shelf of classics, thinking, I suppose, the religious character of the book best adapted it to Sunday; I told her to begin at the beginning, and while she read Milton's invocation to that heavenly muse, who on the "secret top of Oreb or Sinai" had taught the Hebrew shepherd how in the womb of chaos, the conception of a world had originated and ripened, I enjoyed, undisturbed, the treble pleasure of having her near me, hearing the sound of her voice--a sound sweet and satisfying in my ear--and looking, by intervals, at her face: of this last privilege, I chiefly availed myself when I found fault with an intonation, a pause, or an emphasis; as long as I dogmatized, I might also gaze, without exciting too warm a flush.
FILE - Military forces are seen in North Sinai, Egypt, December 1, 2017 - REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany CAIRO -- 4 August 2019: Egyptian Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Mohamed Farid visited on Saturday the troops in North Sinai and inspected the security checkpoints and operations and troops deployed in North Sinai.
The Egyptian armed forces managed to thwart a suicide attack on Thursday that took place near a cars' parking space located in the city of Sheikh Zuweid in the North Sinai governorate.
LabCorp and the Mount Sinai Health System announced another element in their shared goal of improving laboratory services and patient care.
Cinespace Chicago Film Studios President and CEO Alex Pissios volunteered at Sinai Health System as "Caregiver for a Day" during the afterschool program with students from Plamundon Elementary School.
According to reports from Palestinian and Bedouin sources in northern Sinai, Israeli intelligence has managed to infiltrate, intelligence-wise, into the ranks of ISIS in the area.