Definitions for "Mitzrayim"
Keywords:  egypt, confining, tzar, hebraic, ivrit
narrow place, time of difficulty ( language=Ivrit); in Jewish history, their bondage in Egypt
"Egypt," originally a "narrow, confining place"
Egypt. Because the Hebrew word for narrow is "tzar," Mitzrayim is also understood as "narrowness," as in, the narrow and confining places in life from which one emerges physically and spiritually.