Petra

geographical name
Pe·​tra | \ ˈpē-trə How to pronounce Petra (audio) , ˈpe-\

Definition of Petra

ancient city of northwestern Arabia on the slope of Mount Hor (site in what is now southwestern Jordan)

Note: Petra was the capital of the Edomites and Nabataeans.

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