Dictionary.com

Petra

[ pee-truh, pe- ]
/ ˈpi trə, ˈpɛ- /
Save This Word!

noun
an ancient city in SW Jordan: ruined structures carved out of varicolored stratified rock; capital of the Nabataeans and Edomites.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use Petra in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Petra

Petra
/ (ˈpɛtrə, ˈpiːtrə) /

noun
an ancient city in the south of present-day Jordan; capital of the Nabataean kingdom
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK