Definitions for adenˈɑd n, ˈeɪd n
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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.
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They will be in Aden in few hours.
They have their own army, they are trying to build police, and they have a government in Aden... it's a country now.
He is well and directing the southern and popular resistance in order to prevent the entrance of the militia forces into Aden.
We were just students and workers. Normal people. We liked playing soccer. But the Houthis came to kill. I fought just for Aden.
The decision of the government to return to Aden has to be taken immediately before the collapse of the security situation and services.
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