Akaba

[ah-kuh-buh, ak-uh-]

Origin of Akaba

First recorded in 1945–50

Aqaba

or A·ka·ba

[ah-kuh-buh, ak-uh-]
noun
  1. a seaport in SW Jordan, at the N end of the Gulf of Aqaba.
  2. Gulf of, an arm of the Red Sea, between Saudi Arabia and Egypt. 100 miles (160 km) long.
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Aqaba

Akaba

noun
  1. the only port in Jordan, in the southwest, on the Gulf of Aqaba . Pop: 80 790 (2004)
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