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A·qa·ba(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.
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(Placename) the only port in Jordan, in the southwest, on the Gulf of Aqaba. Pop: 80 790 (2004)
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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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|Noun||1.||Aqaba - Jordan's port; located in southwestern Jordan on the Gulf of Aqaba|
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