Aqaba

or A·ka·ba

[ ah-kuh-buh, ak-uh- ]
/ ˈɑ kə bə, ˈæk ə- /

noun

a seaport in SW Jordan, at the N end of the Gulf of Aqaba.
Gulf of, an arm of the Red Sea, between Saudi Arabia and Egypt. 100 miles (160 km) long.

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Aqaba

Akaba

/ (ˈækəbə) /

noun

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