Petra

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geographical name Pe·tra \ˈpē-trə, ˈpe-\

Definition of Petra

  1. ancient city of northwestern Arabia on the slope of Mount Hor (site in what is now southwestern Jordan) Petra was the capital of the Edomites and Nabataeans.


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Petra

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geographical name Pe·tra \ˈpē-trə, ˈpe-\

Definition of Petra for English Language Learners

  • : city in ancient Arabia


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