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  1. Bab-el-Mandeb

    The Bab-el-Mandeb meaning "Gate of Grief" in Arabic, is a strait located between Yemen on the Arabian Peninsula, Djibouti and Eritrea, north of Somalia, in the Horn of Africa, and connecting the Red Sea to the Gulf of Aden. It is sometimes called the Mandab Strait in the English language.

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  1. Bab-el-Mandeb

    a strait between Asia and Africa forming the entrance to the Red Sea, so called from the strong currents which rush through it, and often cause wreckage to vessels attempting to pass it.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bab-el-mandeb in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bab-el-mandeb in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  • பாப்-எல்-mandebTamil

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