[ ah-kuh-buh, ak-uh- ]
/ ˈɑ kə bə, ˈæk ə- /
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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The school, the Red Sea Institute of Cinematic Arts in Aqaba, opened in September of this year to no publicity at all.
British Dictionary definitions for aqaba
/ (ˈækəbə) /
the only port in Jordan, in the southwest, on the Gulf of Aqaba . Pop: 80 790 (2004)
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