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 (sā′bə, sä′-)
An island territory of the Netherlands in the West Indies between St. Martin and St. Eustatius. Settled by the Dutch c. 1640, the island is the cone of an extinct volcano.
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1. (Placename) an island in the NE Caribbean, part of the Netherlands Antilles until their dissolution in 2010, now a special municipality of the Netherlands. Pop: 1491 (2007 est). Area: 13 sq km (5 sq miles)
2. (Bible) another name for Sheba11
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(ˈsɑ bə)

an island in the Netherlands Antilles, in the N Leeward Islands. 1011; 5 sq. mi. (13 sq. km).


(ˈseɪ bə)
an ancient kingdom in SW Arabia. Biblical name, Sheba.
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Noun1.Saba - a island in the Netherlands Antilles that is the top of an extinct volcanoSaba - a island in the Netherlands Antilles that is the top of an extinct volcano
Netherlands Antilles - a group of islands in the Lesser Antilles just to the north of Venezuela that are administered by The Netherlands
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References in classic literature ?
I can not describe the hideous afternoon's ride from the Dead Sea to Mars Saba. It oppresses me yet, to think of it.
Mars Saba, perched upon a crag, a human nest stock high up against a perpendicular mountain wall, is a world of grand masonry that rises, terrace upon terrace away above your head, like the terraced and retreating colonnades one sees in fanciful pictures of Belshazzar's Feast and the palaces of the ancient Pharaohs.
They still show the ruins of a city which appears to have been once of note, as the place where she kept her court, and a village which, from its being the place of her birth, they call the land of Saba. The Kings of Aethiopia draw their boasted pedigree from Minilech, the son of this Queen and Solomon.
Saba, Nau, Maundrell, Troilo, D'Arvieux) that after an excessive drought, the vestiges of columns, walls, &c.
I'll cull thee out the fairest courtezans, And bring them every morning to thy bed: She whom thine eye shall like, thy heart shall have, Were she as chaste as was Penelope, As wise as Saba, or as beautiful As was bright Lucifer before his fall.
The story of Khaas revolves around Saba, who slowly discovers that her seemingly wonderful husband, Amar is an emotionally abusive narcissist.
Saba shared an image with her followers on Instagram in the pool.
This means students of the recorded history fail to connect with the events, and the genuine reasons why Saba Saba was worth the sacrifice for the rebirth of a new Kenya.To Saba Saba organisers and participants, it was an overwhelming moment to accentuate, reaffirm and restate their patriotism.
'You know I am a bit crazy,' Saba said, when I asked her to suggest the best way to move on from previous relationships to her fans.
Sharing a picture with her mother on her Instagramaccount, Saba Qamar wrote a heartfelt note for her mother.
The addition of Lumesse to the Saba family brings together expertise across talent acquisition, talent development, and talent management.