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Ak·ko

 (ä-kō′, ä′kō)
See Acre.

`Akko

(ɑːˈkəʊ)
n
(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.Akko - a town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern MediterraneanAkko - 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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In the 1948 war, Akko was occupied by the Israeli forces, and since then it has lived under Israeli rule: 60 years out of a history of 5000 years and more.
The ancient port of Akko is populated by both Jews and Arabs who live in adjacent and some mixed neighbourhoods.
In one excellent package, Gunnar Lehmann manages to present and analyze new survey data from the hinterland of Akko, engage in a sophisticated discussion of ancient identities and their potential archaeological identification, as well as provide a good review of the historical question of Tyrian economic and political expansion into the northern Akko Plain and Galilee.
The Akko suite consists of two typeface families, Akko and Akko Rounded.
The Kurdish PYD militia told residents that "we are only a military force, so you should form your own local council" to run the town's affairs, Akko said.
The five Israelis killed in the bombing were Kochava Shriki, 44 and pregnant, from Rishon Lezion; Itzik Kolangi, 28, and Amir Menashe, 28, from Petah Tikva; and Maor Harush, 25, and Elior Priess, 26, from Akko.
The increase is due to an internal rise in rent (same-property NOI), the acquisition of The Office Towers at The Galleria in Houston, Texas, and the opening of the malls in Akko and Kiryat Ata.
46-51) includes a catalogue of syllabic and alphabetic texts mentioning or originating in Phoenician cities: Akko, Arwad, Beirut, Byblos, Sidon, Tyre.
in the industrial area of Akko during regular working hours, up
controlled by Lev Leviev, for the construction of 23-kilometer railway line between Akko and Carmiel in the Western Galilee.
The increase is due to an internal rise in rent (same-property NOI), the acquisition of Galleria office towers in Houston, Texas and the opening of the malls in Akko and Kiryat Ata.
Israeli police have raised their alert after two days of clashes between Arabs and Jews in the northern city of Akko during the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur.