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sinai


Sinai [sahy-nahy, sahy-nee-ahy] EXAMPLES| noun Also called Sinai Peninsula. a peninsula in NE Egypt, at the N end of the Red Sea between the Gulfs of Suez and Aqaba. 230 miles (370 km) long. Mount, the mountain, in S Sinai, of uncertain identity, on which Moses received the law. Ex. Liberaldictionary.com

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  • Related formsSi·na·it·ic [sahy-nee-it-ik] /ˌsaɪ niˈɪt ɪk/, Si·na·ic [si-ney-ik] /sɪˈneɪ ɪk/, adjective Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for sinai Contemporary Examples of sinai

  • And, in a gratuitous show of homicidal prowess, Moses kills two assassins he meets while wandering in the desert of Sinai.

    Meet Moses the Swashbuckling Israelite

    James Romm

    December 14, 2014

  • Originally it was a low-level insurgency mainly confined to the Sinai Peninsula .

    ISIS Wannabes Claim They Killed an American in Egypt

    Jamie Dettmer

    December 1, 2014

  • Gazans have been building tunnels to the Sinai desert for years for smuggling.

    Israel Says It Invaded Gaza Over Tunnels Like These

    Eli Lake

    July 18, 2014

  • Delays in our assistance are interpreted as deeply unfriendly, especially when Egypt is facing an insurgency in the Sinai.

    Let’s Get Real: Washington Can’t Walk Away From Cairo

    Frank G. Wisner

    May 26, 2014

  • This led to a discussion about how they maintained their ernai, sannai, sinai—second wives, third wives, or even fourth wives.

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    Brendon Hong

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  • Historical Examples of sinai

  • The contemner of the ban of Sinai fell “stricken through” the body.

    Messages from the Epistle to the Hebrews

    Handley C.G. Moule

  • Now is it strange that Sinai should have excited reverence and dread?

    The Necessity of Atheism

    Dr. D.M. Brooks

  • The life and property of England are protected by the laws of Sinai.

    Tancred

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • For has not the law thundered from Sinai, ‘Thou shalt not steal’?

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2, No 3, September, 1862

    Various

  • He has heard the voice, and seen the vision, and he is climbing up to Sinai.

    The Best Short Stories of 1915

    Various

  • British Dictionary definitions for sinai Sinai noun a mountainous peninsula of NE Egypt at the N end of the Red Sea, between the Gulf of Suez and the Gulf of Aqaba: occupied by Israel in 1967; fully restored by 1982 Mount Sinai the mountain where Moses received the Law from God (Exodus 19–20): often identified as Jebel Musa, sometimes as Jebel Serbal, both on the S Sinai Peninsula Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Word Origin and History for sinai Sinai

    the mountain is perhaps named for Sin, a moon goddess worshipped by Sumerians, Akkadians, and ancient Arabs. As an adjectival form, Sinaic (1769), Sinaitic (1786).

    Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper sinai in Culture Sinai [(seye-neye)]

    Peninsula in northeastern Egypt (see also Egypt), bordered by the Gulf of Aqaba, an arm of the Red Sea, to the east, and the Gulf of Suez, another arm of the Red Sea, to the west.

    Note Sinai has been the scene of fighting during the Arab-Israeli conflict. Israel conquered and occupied Sinai in the Six-Day War but returned the region to Egypt in 1982.Note In the Bible (see also Bible), Moses received the Ten Commandments on Mount Sinai. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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