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Ti·ran(tə-rän′), Strait of
A channel off the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula in northeast Egypt connecting the Red Sea with the Gulf of Aqaba.
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(Placename) Strait of Tiran a strait between the Gulf of Aqaba and the Red Sea. Length: 16 km (10 miles). Width: 8 km (5 miles)
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Strait of, a navigable waterway between the N Red Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba.
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