Definitions for aqabaˈɑ kə bə, ˈæk ə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

A•qa•baˈɑ kə bə, ˈæk ə-(n.)

or A•ka•ba

  1. a seaport in SW Jordan at the N end of the Gulf of Aqaba. 10,000.

    Category: Geography (places)

  2. Gulf of, an arm of the Red Sea between Saudi Arabia and Egypt. 100 mi. (160 km) long.

    Category: Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Al Aqabah, Aqaba, Akaba(noun)

    Jordan's port; located in southwestern Jordan on the Gulf of Aqaba

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  1. Aqaba

    Aqaba is a Jordanian coastal city situated at the northeastern tip of the Red Sea. Aqaba is the largest city on the Gulf of Aqaba and Jordan's only coastal city. The city of Aqaba is the southernmost part of Jordan and the capital of Aqaba Governorate. Aqaba is one of the major tourist attractions in Jordan, and famous for its warm water and rich marine life. It is best known today as a seaside and diving resort and also as a home for Jordan's mega projects. However, industrial and commercial activities remain important, due to the strategic location of the city as the country's only seaport.

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