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Red Sea

John Everett-Heath

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

Second edition

Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199580897

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(Arabic: al-Baḥr al-Aḥmar)

While most international names translate as the ‘Red Sea’, the Hebrew name is Yam Sūf ‘Sea of

Reference Entry.  83 words. 

Subjects: Names Studies

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