an important port of Yemen; located on the Gulf of Aden; its strategic location has made it a major trading center of southern Arabia since ancient times
Seaport and largest city of Yemen.
Aden is a seaport city in Yemen, located by the eastern approach to the Red Sea, some 110 miles east of Bab-el-Mandeb. Its population is approximately a million people. Aden's ancient, natural harbour lies in the crater of a dormant volcano which now forms a peninsula, joined to the mainland by a low isthmus. This harbour, Front Bay, was first used by the ancient Kingdom of Awsan between the 5th and 7th centuries BCE. The modern harbour is on the other side of the peninsula. Aden consists of a number of distinct sub-centres: Crater, the original port city; Ma'alla, the modern port; Tawahi, known as "Steamer Point" in the colonial period; and the resorts of Gold Mohur. Khormaksar, located on the isthmus that connects Aden proper with the mainland, includes the city's diplomatic missions, the main offices of Aden University, and Aden International Airport, Yemen's second biggest airport. On the mainland are the sub-centres of Sheikh Othman, a former oasis area; Al-Mansura, a town planned by the British; and Madinat ash-Sha'b, the site designated as the capital of the South Arabian Federation and now home to a large power/desalinization facility and additional faculties of Aden University.
The numerical value of aden in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of aden in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It took days and days to organize safe passage. It did arrive in Aden last Saturday. It was the first time we got a convoy into Aden for weeks.
It took days and days to organise safe passage. It did arrive in Aden last Saturday. It was the first time we got a convoy into Aden for weeks.
The Saudi ambassador returned to Aden yesterday, together with the Gulf Cooperation Council secretary-general and began today to pursue his mission officially in Aden.
We congratulate the people of Aden and the Republic of Yemen as whole for what has been achieved in the last two days ... The government announces the liberation of Aden province.
We congratulate the people of Aden and the Republic of Yemen as a whole for what has been achieved in the last two days ... The government announces the liberation of Aden province.
Images & Illustrations of aden
Translations for aden
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for aden »
Find a translation for the aden definition in other languages:
Select another language: