Bab el MandebBab el Man·deb
strait joining the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden: 20 mi (32 km) wide
Bab el Mandeb
A strategically important strait, 27 km (17 mi) wide, between the Arabian Peninsula and eastern Africa. It links the Red Sea with the Gulf of Aden.
- Alternative form of Bab el Mandeb.
- a strait connecting the Red Sea to the Gulf of Aden