Aden


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A·den

 (äd′n, ād′n)
1. A former British colony and protectorate of southern Arabia, part of South Yemen (now Yemen) since 1967.
2. A city of southern Yemen on a peninsula projecting into the Gulf of Aden. One of the chief ports of southern Arabia since ancient times, it became a major trading and refueling station after the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869. Aden was the capital of South Yemen from 1967 until 1990.

Aden

(ˈeɪdən)
n
1. (Placename) the main port and commercial capital of Yemen, on the N coast of the Gulf of Aden, an arm of the Indian Ocean at the entrance to the Red Sea: capital of South Yemen until 1990: formerly an important port of call on shipping routes to the East. Pop: 584 000 (2005 est)
2. (Placename) a former British colony and protectorate on the S coast of the Arabian Peninsula: became part of South Yemen in 1967, now part of Yemen. Area: 195 sq km (75 sq miles)

A•den

(ˈɑd n, ˈeɪd n)

n.
1. the economic capital of the Republic of Yemen, a seaport on the Gulf of Aden. 318,000.
2. a former British colony and protectorate on the Gulf of Aden, in SW Arabia: became People's Democratic Republic of Yemen in 1967; since 1990 part of the Republic of Yemen.
3. Gulf of, an arm of the Arabian Sea between the E tip of Africa and the S coast of Arabia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Aden - an important port of YemenAden - 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
Republic of Yemen, Yemen - a republic on the southwestern shores of the Arabian Peninsula on the Indian Ocean; formed in 1990
Translations
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[ˈeɪdn] NAdén m
Gulf of AdenGolfo m de Adén

Aden

[ˈeɪdən] n
the Gulf of Aden → le Golfe d'Aden

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nAden nt; Gulf of AdenGolf mvon Aden

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[ˈeɪdn] nAden f
the Gulf of Aden → il golfo di Aden
References in classic literature ?
The 5th of February we at last entered the Gulf of Aden, a perfect funnel introduced into the neck of Bab-el-mandeb, through which the Indian waters entered the Red Sea.
The 6th of February, the Nautilus floated in sight of Aden, perched upon a promontory which a narrow isthmus joins to the mainland, a kind of inaccessible Gibraltar, the fortifications of which were rebuilt by the English after taking possession in 1839.
But I saw nothing, not even the Island of Perim, with which the British Government has fortified the position of Aden.
It is thirteen hundred and ten miles from Suez to Aden, at the other end of the Red Sea, and she has to take in a fresh coal supply.
Now Aden and Garside, both from St Helens, have been jailed at Manchester Crown Court for drugs offences following the death of Ms Allen, who was from Liverpool.
The security authorities in Dale' confirmed that they have arrested 66 officers, who are backed by the UAE and supported former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, while trying to reach Aden province.
Aden learns to celebrate her body and abandon harmful relationships while embracing her desire to study music and math.
In Aden, pro-separatist forces backed by the United Arab Emirates and known as the "security belt" fanned out across the city after three days of fighting that left 38 people dead.
With Yemeni president Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi still in Saudi Arabia , the return of prime minister Ahmad Obeid Bin Daghr to the port of Aden at the end of December underlined the interim capital's importance.
The Aden Veterans Association would like to welcome all members, Navy, Army, Air Force and RFA, who served or took part in the Aden campaign.
The people that are doing bad things, they don't represent an entire group," Aden said.
Local sources said that the aim of Bahah's trip was to check the security situation in order to see the possibility of starting to operate from Aden in the near future.