Sinai

geographical name
Si·​nai | \ ˈsī-ˌnī also -nē-ˌī How to pronounce Sinai (audio) \

Definition of Sinai

peninsula forming an extension of the continent of Asia in northeastern Egypt between the Red Sea and the Mediterranean

Other Words from Sinai

Sinaitic \ ˌsī-​nē-​ˈi-​tik How to pronounce Sinai (audio) \ adjective

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“Sinai.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sinai. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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