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

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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
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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.
Bukhaiti further said that heavy clashes between fighters from his group and militants over the control of Aden are in full swing.
All entrances to Aden, including Aden International Airport, Aden Harbor and the land borders, will remain closed until further notice and will be opened once the situation in Sana'a becomes stable," Colonel Mohammed Musaed of the Aden Security Department told the Yemen Times on Wednesday.
The meeting touched on the Prime Minister's decision to establish the Board of Trustees of Aden's Free Zone, Port and Airport, which comes for the first time since 1967, and aims to give more facilities to attract Arab and foreign investments to Aden.
The Navy's 35th fleet, comprising Bandar Abbas logistic warship and Alvand destroyer, will conduct anti-piracy patrols in the high seas and Gulf of Aden.
In its exceptional meeting with the local authority in Aden headed by Prime Minister Khaled Bahah, the Prime Minister said that this meeting indicates the depth of the interest of the political leadership and the government in the governorate of Aden, and the future vision which is to be established based on achievement only.
Mohammed Herbaj, commander of the popular committees in Salah Al-Deen area, located at the western entrance of Aden governorate, told the Yemen Times that members of popular committees throughout the governorate have started to increase their presence to maintain security.
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In two separate incidents, the Iranian Navy's 34th Flotilla rushed to the scenes of the conflict in the Gulf of Aden and repelled the attacks on the Iranian oil tankers by the pirates who were using speed boats.