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Sinai Syllabification: Si·nai
Pronunciation: /ˈsīnī/

Definition of Sinai in English:

An arid mountainous peninsula in northeastern Egypt that extends into the Red Sea between the Gulf of Suez and the Gulf of Aqaba. It was occupied by Israel between 1967 and 1982. In the south is Mount Sinai, where, according to the Bible, Moses received the Ten Commandments (Exod. 19-34).

Words that rhyme with Sinai

genii • denarii • caducei

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