Definition of Aden
1 former British protectorate S Arabia comprising the entire S coast of what is now Yemen; became part of People's Democratic Republic of Yemen 1967 area 112,000 square miles (291,200 square kilometers)
2 former British colony SW Arabia comprising Perim Island, the city of Aden, & the surrounding area; became part of People's Democratic Republic of Yemen 1967 area 75 square miles (195 square kilometers)
3 city & port S Yemen; formerly ∗ of People's Democratic Republic of Yemen & before that ∗ of Aden colony & protectorate pop 240,370
Definition of aden-
: gland <adenine> : adenoid <adenovirus>
Variants of aden-
Origin of aden-
New Latin, from Greek, from aden-, adēn; akin to Latin inguen groin
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