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The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Civil War-when I really think about them they all seem about as likely as the parting of the Red Sea.
Sarah Vowell

Meaning of "Red Sea" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF RED SEA

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RED SEA

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Red Sea is a noun.
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WHAT DOES RED SEA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Red Sea

Red Sea

The Red Sea is a seawater inlet of the Indian Ocean, lying between Africa and Asia. The connection to the ocean is in the south through the Bab el Mandeb strait and the Gulf of Aden. In the north, there is the Sinai Peninsula, the Gulf of Aqaba, and the Gulf of Suez. The Red Sea is a Global 200 ecoregion. The sea is underlain by the Red Sea Rift which is part of the Great Rift Valley. The Red Sea has a surface area of roughly 438,000 km². It is about 2250 km long and, at its widest point, 355 km wide. It has a maximum depth of 2211 m in the central median trench, and an average depth of 490 m. However, there are also extensive shallow shelves, noted for their marine life and corals. The sea is the habitat of over 1,000 invertebrate species, and 200 soft and hard corals. It is the world's northernmost tropical sea.

Definition of Red Sea in the English dictionary

The definition of Red Sea in the dictionary is a long narrow sea between Arabia and NE Africa, linked with the Mediterranean in the north by the Suez Canal and with the Indian Ocean in the south: occasionally reddish in appearance through algae. Area: 438 000 sq km.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RED SEA

Red Riding Hood
Red River
Red River of the South
red roan
red roman
red rose
red route
red run
red salmon
red sandalwood
red sea bream
red seaweed
red setter
red shank
red snapper
red spider
red spider mite
Red Spot
Red Square

WORDS THAT END LIKE RED SEA

Adriatic Sea
Aegean Sea
Arabian Sea
Aral Sea
Baltic Sea
Barents Sea
Black Sea
Caribbean Sea
China Sea
Coral Sea
Dead Sea
Greenland Sea
Inland Sea
Mediterranean Sea
North Sea
Norwegian Sea
Philippine Sea
Sargasso Sea
South China Sea
Tyrrhenian Sea

Synonyms and antonyms of Red Sea in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Red Sea» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RED SEA

Find out the translation of Red Sea to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Red Sea from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Red Sea» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

红海
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Mar Rojo
570 millions of speakers

English

Red Sea
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लाल सागर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

البحر الأحمر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Красное море
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Mar Vermelho
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

লোহিত সাগর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mer Rouge
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

laut Merah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Rotes Meer
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

紅海
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

홍해
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Segara Abang
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Hồng Hải
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

செங்கடல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लाल समुद्र
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kızıl Deniz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Mar Rosso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Morze Czerwone
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Червоне море
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Marea Roșie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Ερυθρά Θάλασσα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Red Sea
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Röda havet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Rødehavet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Red Sea

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RED SEA»

The term «Red Sea» is quite widely used and occupies the 31.475 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Red Sea

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6 QUOTES WITH «RED SEA»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Red Sea.
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Georgina Chapman
Belize suits me because I'm active and I like diving. I learnt when I was 18, in Thailand, and I have dived in Vietnam, which wasn't great, the Red Sea, which was incredible and reasonably priced, and then the Maldives, which is like being submerged in an aquarium.
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Richard Farnsworth
I don't know if you saw the parting of the Red Sea with the chariots on the horses, I did stuff like that.
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T. E. Lawrence
It seemed that rebellion must have an unassailable base, something guarded not merely from attack, but from the fear of it: such a base as we had in the Red Sea Parts, the desert, or in the minds of the men we converted to our creed.
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Peter Middlebrook
The risks of piracy spreading beyond the Red Sea and Indian Ocean, off the Somali coast, and in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore and beyond are substantial.
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Dana Rohrabacher
Next door to Ethiopia spreading out along the strategic Red Sea coastline is Eritrea, a relatively new country, and a place that few Americans seem to fully understand.
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Sarah Vowell
The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Civil War-when I really think about them they all seem about as likely as the parting of the Red Sea.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RED SEA»

Discover the use of Red Sea in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Red Sea and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Red Sea Rules: 10 God-Given Strategies for Difficult Times
Using the Israelites' story in Exodus 14 as an example, Robert Morgan offers ten sound strategies for moving from fear to faith. Life is hard, especially for Christians.
Robert J. Morgan, 2014
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Red Sea
Traveling through the Red Sea, Libby causes them to be late and make a dangerous crossing alone. When modern-day pirates attack, Duncan is killed and Libby's mother is left seriously injured and unconscious.
Diane Tullson, 2005
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Red Sea Citizens: Cosmopolitan Society and Cultural Change ...
Exploring the dynamic development of a Red Sea port town
Jonathan Miran, 2009
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Red Sea
What makes the Red Sea unique? What are the threats to this environment? Where should future research be directed? These are just three of the major questions addressed by the scientists contributing to this book.
Alasdair J. Edwards, Stephen M. Head, International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, 1987
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Dive the Red Sea
The definitive guide to underwater sightseeing in the Red Sea, this book details over 125 dive and snorkel sites which can be found in the region.
Guy Buckles, 2007
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The Hellenistic Settlements in Syria, the Red Sea Basin, and ...
This authoritative and sweeping compendium, the second volume in Getzel Cohen's organized survey of the Greek settlements founded or refounded in the Hellenistic period, provides historical narratives, detailed references, citations, and ...
Getzel M. Cohen, 2006
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Shipwrecks from the Egyptian Red Sea
This newly revised edition of Shipwrecks fromthe Egyptian Red Sea explores nineteen of the mostimportant and diveable shipwrecks many of which have notappeared before .
Ned Middleton, 2009
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Natural resources and cultural connections of the Red Sea
The Proceedings of Red Sea Project III held in the British Museum, London, in October 2006.
Janet Starkey, Paul Starkey, Tony J. Wilkinson, 2007
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Blue Daughter of the Red Sea: A Memoir
Blue Daughter of the Red Sea is Birabiro’s poetic account of the harsh reality of her young life spread across three continents.
Meti Birabiro, 2004
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Red Sea: A Novel
Author Emily Benedek was writing an article on counterterrorism for Newsweek when she came into contact with a high-level Israeli counterterrorism expert.
Emily Benedek, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RED SEA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Red Sea is used in the context of the following news items.
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Egypt Red Sea resort shark attack kills German tourist
A German tourist has been killed in a rare shark attack off an Egyptian Red Sea resort, police say. The shark reportedly bit off the 52-year-old man's leg at the ... «BBC News, Mar 15»
2
Jordan, Israel agree $900 million Red Sea-Dead Sea project
The plant will be built in the southern Jordanian port of Aqaba on the Red Sea and will desalinate water to be shared by Israelis and Palestinians. The brine that ... «Reuters, Feb 15»
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Collision kills at least 13 Egyptian fishermen in Red Sea, 14 missing
At least thirteen fishermen drowned on Sunday when their boat ploughed into a passing ship off the Red Sea coast, Egyptian officials and local leaders said. «Ahram Online, Dec 14»
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Seventy Ethiopian migrants drown off Red Sea coast of Yemen
SANAA (Reuters) - At least 70 Ethiopians drowned when a boat used by smugglers to transport illegal migrants to Yemen sank in the Red Sea in rough weather, ... «Yahoo News, Dec 14»
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Red Sea R&R: A dream diving holiday in Sharm El Sheikh
And like any full-blooded woman, I wanted sea, I wanted sun, and I bloody ... The experience of diving in the clear Red Sea is impossible to describe in words. «Irish Independent, Nov 14»
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Tower of London transformed into red sea as first of 800000 poppies …
These incredible pictures show a river of red flowing out of the historic tower and into ... The installation, "Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red", will be officially ... «Mirror.co.uk, Aug 14»
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Red Sea tragedy leaves 62 people dead in deadliest crossing of the …
"The tragedy is the largest single loss of life this year of migrants and refugees attempting to reach Yemen via the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden." The tragedy ... «UNHCR, Jun 14»
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Israel displays weapons seized in Red Sea raid as proof that Iran is …
Glistening in the sunshine at Israel's largest naval base on the Red Sea were 40 M-302 surface-to-surface rockets with ranges of 50 to 100 miles, more than 181 ... «Washington Post, Mar 14»
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Israel: Iran missile shipment in Red Sea a 'game-changer'
JERUSALEM — Israeli naval forces say a ship boarded Wednesday from Iran was heading to Gaza with advanced rockets to turn the territory into a much ... «USA TODAY, Mar 14»
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Dead Sea neighbours agree to pipeline to pump water from Red Sea
Dead Sea Mountains reflected on the surface of the Dead Sea close to En Gedi, ... "The inflow of water from the Red Sea will slow the drying up of the Dead Sea ... «The Guardian, Dec 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Red Sea [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/red-sea>. Dec 2019 ».
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