Aqaba

geographical name
Aqa·​ba | \ ˈä-kä-bə How to pronounce Aqaba (audio) \
variants: or Al-ʽAqabah \ ˌäl-​ˈä-​kä-​bə How to pronounce Al-ʽAqabah (audio) \ or ancient Elath \ ˈē-​ˌlath How to pronounce Elath (audio) \

Definition of Aqaba

town and port at the head of the northeastern arm (the Gulf of Aqaba ) of the Red Sea in southwestern Jordan on the border with Israel population 104,000

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