Tiran

[ ti-rahn ]
/ tɪˈrɑn /

noun

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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Tiran
/ (tɪˈrɑːn) /

noun

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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