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Gate of Tears [Babelmandeb]

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The passage into the Red Sea. So called by the Arabs from the number of shipwrecks that took place there.

“Like some ill-destined bark that steers

In silence through the Gate of Tears.”


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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Gastrolators
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Gate Money
Gate-posts
Gate of Italy
Gate of Tears [Babelmandeb]
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Gate of Tears