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An ancient country of southern Arabia in the area of present-day Yemen. Its people, who were known for their wealth and commercial prosperity, are said to have colonized Ethiopia in the tenth century bc. In the Bible, the queen of Sheba made a celebrated visit to King Solomon.
1. (Bible) Also called: Saba the ancient kingdom of the Sabeans: a rich trading nation dealing in gold, spices, and precious stones (I Kings 10)
2. (Bible) the region inhabited by this nation, located in the SW corner of the Arabian peninsula: modern Yemen
(Bible) Queen of Sheba Old Testament a queen of the Sabeans, who visited Solomon (I Kings 10:1–13)
1. Queen of, the queen who visited Solomon to test his wisdom. I Kings 10:1–13.
2. Biblical name of Saba 2.
Sheba[ˈʃiːbə] N → Sabá
Queen of Sheba → reina f de Sabá