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Pe·tra

 (pē′trə, pĕt′rə)
An ancient ruined city of Edom in present-day southwest Jordan. It flourished as a trade center and the capital of Nabataea from the 4th century bc until its capture by the Romans in ad 106. The city was taken by Muslims in the 7th century and by Crusaders in the 12th century. The ruins of the "rose-red city" were discovered in 1812.

Petra

(ˈpɛtrə; ˈpiːtrə)
n
(Placename) an ancient city in the south of present-day Jordan; capital of the Nabataean kingdom
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