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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

Aden

[ˈeɪdn] nAden f
the Gulf of Aden → il golfo di Aden
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