Bab el Mandeb
Examples from the Web for bab el mandeb
(a) It is “a phonetic corruption, perhaps a softening of the original word”; as Bab-el-mandel is a corruption of Bab-el-mandeb.
The affair with the Bab-el-Mandeb squadron lasted only about two hours and a-half.Freeland|Theodor Hertzka
It lies in the Strait of Bab-el-Mandeb, and has proved the destruction of more than one fine vessel.In the grip of the Mullah|F. S. Brereton
Gate of Tears, the strait of Bab-el-Mandeb, so called from the shipwrecks frequent in it.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood