Aden

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geographical name \ˈä-dən, ˈā-\

Definition of Aden

  1. 1 former British protectorate in southern Arabia comprising the entire southern 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. 2 former British colony in southwestern Arabia comprising Perim Island, the city of Aden, and the surrounding area; became part of People's Democratic Republic of Yemen 1967 area 75 square miles (195 square kilometers)

  3. 3 city and port on the Gulf of Aden in southern Yemen; formerly the capital of People's Democratic Republic of Yemen and before that the capital of Aden colony and protectorate population 240,370


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adeno-

Definition of aden-

  1. :  gland adenine :  adenoid adenovirus

Origin and Etymology of aden-

New Latin, from Greek, from aden-, adēn; akin to Latin inguen groin


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