Socotra

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So·co·tra

 (sə-kō′trə)
An island of Yemen in the Indian Ocean at the mouth of the Gulf of Aden. Known to the ancient Greeks, it came under British protection in 1886 and joined South Yemen (now Yemen) in 1967.

Socotra

(səˈkəʊtrə) ,

Sokotra

or

Suqutra

n
(Placename) an island in the Indian Ocean, about 240 km (150 miles) off Cape Guardafui, Somalia: administratively part of Yemen. Capital: Hadiboh (Tamrida). Area: 3100 sq km (1200 sq miles)

So•co•tra

or So•ko•tra

(soʊˈkoʊ trə, ˈsɒk ə trə)

n.
an island of the Republic of Yemen in the Indian Ocean, S of Arabia: 1382 sq. mi. (3579 sq. km).
So•co′tran, n., adj.
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After breakfast, you might hop in a 4x4 and head west, where you'll experience a heart-pumping, precipitous 1,500-meter ascent into the Haghier Mountains for your first chance to see a dragon's blood tree up close.