Meaning of Sharm al-Sheikh

Sharm al-Sheikh

Pronunciation: (shärm' al-shāk' Arab. shärm' el-shekh'), [key]
  1. a village and military post in E Egypt, on the Sinai Peninsula, guarding the Gulf of Suez.
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