or A·ka·ba

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


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. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of aqaba

  • The school, the Red Sea Institute of Cinematic Arts in Aqaba, opened in September of this year to no publicity at all.

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    Hollywood Brokers Mideast Peace

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    October 22, 2008

British Dictionary definitions for aqaba




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