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 (ä′kə-bə, ăk′ə-), Gulf of
An arm of the Red Sea between the Sinai Peninsula and northwest Saudi Arabia. It has long been of strategic importance in the Middle East.


(ˈækəbə) or


(Placename) the only port in Jordan, in the southwest, on the Gulf of Aqaba. Pop: 80 790 (2004)


or A•ka•ba

(ˈɑ kə bə, ˈæk ə-)

1. a seaport in SW Jordan at the N end of the Gulf of Aqaba. 10,000.
2. Gulf of, an arm of the Red Sea between Saudi Arabia and Egypt. 100 mi. (160 km) long.
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Noun1.Aqaba - Jordan's portAqaba - Jordan's port; located in southwestern Jordan on the Gulf of Aqaba
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Jordan - an Arab kingdom in southwestern Asia on the Red Sea
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The construction of the new port in Aqaba, Jordan, for Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC), a second port in line with the country s economic master plan is completed by BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside of Europe, and its local partner MAG.
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