Al Aqabah

noun
Jordan's port; located in southwestern Jordan on the Gulf of Aqaba
Syn: ↑Aqaba, ↑Akaba
Instance Hypernyms: ↑city, ↑metropolis, ↑urban center
Part Holonyms: ↑Jordan, ↑Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

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