Strait of, a navigable waterway between the N Red Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba.
an island in this strait, belonging to Saudi Arabia.
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This feat is shown by the details to be only a variation of the story in Tiran le Blanc.
Tiran, natives on the north of Borneo, reported (on doubtful authority) to be pirates and cannibals.The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido
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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