strait of tiran

Tiran

[ti-rahn]
noun
1.
a navigable waterway between the N Red Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba.
2.
an island in this strait, belonging to Saudi Arabia.
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Tiran (tɪˈrɑːn)
 
n
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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