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 (ä-kō′, ä′kō)
See Acre.


(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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The Christian Crusaders' chapels and tunnels in their 12th Century base in Akko, previously called Acre, on the Mediterranean coast
He further notes that "[s]imilar finds were also made at Akko, Tell Keisan, Megiddo, Yokne'am and other sites along the western part of the Jezreel Valley up to the modern city of Afula.
Its official name is Akko today and the locals refer to it is either Akko or ' Akka, the Hebrew and Arabic versions of the name.
Toward the end of 2012, a new outbreak began in Carmiel, in the Akko subdistrict.
The Latin script of settlements in which Arab populations reside and which bear two names, in Arabic and Hebrew, corresponds with the Hebrew: [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (Shafa'amer) is [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (Shefar'am) in Hebrew as well as in Latin (Shefaram); [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (Akk'a) in Arabic is (Akko) in Hebrew--and became solely Akko in Latin.
C'est la premiere fois qu'il a accepte de discuter de l'avenir de la Syrie avec les Syriens, nous avons au moins gagne cela[beaucoup plus grand que], a declare Massoud Akko, un membre de la delegation de l'opposition.
Massoud Akko, a member of the technical team in the opposition delegation, acknowledged that little progress had been made, but said the opposition won symbolic victories.
International Conference on Complex Analysis and Dynamical Systems (5th: 2011: Akko, Israel) Ed.
It won't stop with Basher Assad," said Massoud Akko, a Syrian Kurdish human rights activist living in Norway.
La antigua ciudad de Akko se remonta a periodos biblicos que comprenden los ultimos tres milenios anteflores a Cristo, y es uno de los sitios de las Cruzadas mejor preservados.