New Latin, from Greek, from aden-, adēn; akin to Latin inguen groin
Definition of Aden
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)
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)
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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