Suez: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (s-ez', s'ez), [key]
— n.
  1. a seaport in NE Egypt, near the S end of the Suez Canal. 275,000.
  2. a NW arm of the Red Sea, W of the Sinai Peninsula.
  3. an isthmus in NE Egypt, joining Africa and Asia. 72 mi. (116 km) wide.
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