[ el ah-yoon ]
/ ˌɛl ɑˈyun /
a city in and the capital of Western Sahara.
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British Dictionary definitions for el aaiun
/ (ɛl aɪˈjuːn) /
a city in Western Sahara, controlled by Morocco: the capital of the former Spanish Sahara; port facilities for rich phosphate deposits nearby. Pop: 197 000 (2005 est)Moroccan (French) name: Laâyoune
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