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Petra

[ pee-truh, pe- ]
/ ˈpi trə, ˈpɛ- /
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noun

an ancient city in SW Jordan: ruined structures carved out of varicolored stratified rock; capital of the Nabataeans and Edomites.

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Petra
/ (ˈpɛtrə, ˈpiːtrə) /

noun

an ancient city in the south of present-day Jordan; capital of the Nabataean kingdom
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