Nabataea

geographical name
Nab·​a·​taea | \ ˌna-bə-ˈtē-ə How to pronounce Nabataea (audio) \
variants: or Nabatea

Definition of Nabataea

ancient Arab kingdom southeast of Palestine

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Nabataean or Nabatean \ ˌna-​bə-​ˈtē-​ən How to pronounce Nabatean (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Nabataea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nabataea. Accessed 5 Apr. 2020.

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