Definition of Gulf of suez

1. Noun. A northwestern arm of the Red Sea linked to the Mediterranean by the Suez Canal.

Generic synonyms: Gulf
Group relationships: Red Sea

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gulf Of Suez

Gulf of Bothnia
Gulf of California
Gulf of Carpenteria
Gulf of Corinth
Gulf of Finland
Gulf of Guinea
Gulf of Lepanto
Gulf of Mexico
Gulf of Ob
Gulf of Oman
Gulf of Riga
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Gulf of Siam
Gulf of Sidra
Gulf of St. Lawrence
Gulf of Suez
Gulf of Tehuantepec
Gulf of Thailand
Gulf of Venice
Gulf stream
Gullstrand's slitlamp
Gulo gulo
Gulo luscus

Literary usage of Gulf of suez

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1888)
"The northerly wind blows almost uninterruptedly from the Gulf of Suez to about 23° N., and continues as the prevailing wind to about 19° N., whilst further ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"On the supposition that at that time the Gulf of Suez extended northward through the large Bitter Lake to the Timsah Lake, many writers maintain that the ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1871)
"... in the Gulf of Suez during the months of February and March 1869. ... and extended throughout the Gulf of Suez—from the city of that name at its head to ..."

4. Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature by John McClintock, James Strong (1883)
"At Rue Mohammad the Red Sea is split by the gra- | n 11 u peninsula of Sinai into two gulfs—the westernmost, or Gulf of Suez, is now about 130 geographical ..."

5. Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Smith, Horatio Balch Hackett, Ezra Abbot (1872)
"12° 40' N., to the modern head of the Gulf of Suez, lat. 30' N. Its greatest width may be stated roughly at about 200 geographical miles; this is about lat. ..."

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