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(Placename) a city and port in N Israel, strategically situated on the Bay of Acre in the E Mediterranean: taken and retaken during the Crusades (1104, 1187, 1191, 1291), taken by the Turks (1517), by Egypt (1832), and by the Turks again (1839). Pop: 45 600 (2001). another name for Acre
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Noun1.Akka - a town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern MediterraneanAkka - a town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean
Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion - Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
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Negotiations were thereby set between the British Command and Vichys in Akka upon which a truce accord was signed on July 14, 1941 that stipulated Vichy's withdrawal from both Lebanon and Syria.
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Although Clean Solutions Finland launched its Pohjan Neito and Pohjan Akka phosphate-free detergents for household use as recently as last year, those behind the company have around 20 years of experience in developing and producing cleaning solutions.
The bank is majority owned by its founder and managing director, Datuk Khatijah Ahmad through an 80 per cent stake in KAF Investment's ultimate holding company, AKKA Sdn Bhd whose leadership continues to be an important factor in the strength and sustainability of the bank's franchise.
Her father Andanappa Yalagi, 62, and her 54-year-old mother Akka Mahadevi Yalagi were visiting their daughter and son-in-law days before Savita was admitted to hospital.
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Coimbatore, June 11 ( ANI ): India's oldest grandmother, Sowmi Akka, 120, says she stays fit due to a healthy diet.
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For members of the Baha'i Faith, pilgrimage currently involves a visit to the cities of Haifa and Akka for a period of 9 days, during which they visit the Shrine of BahauTlah, the Shrine of the Bab, and other Baha i holy places in the Haifa-Akka area.