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n. - A peninsula in northeastern Egypt; A desert on a peninsula in northeastern Egypt; A mountain peak in a southern Egyptian peninsula (7,500 feet high).

Usage examples (29)
  • ‘Sire, sire, the legend that came from Sinai is full of high instruction.
  • Next month Moses in Sinai will be published by Black Heron Press, and in September,
  • While in Sinai he was in direct and constant contact with his Hamas dispatchers in the Gaza Strip ….
  • Horeb -- that is, "dry," "desert," was the general name for the mountainous district in which Sinai is situated, and of which it is a part. for more
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