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Meaning of "Aqaba" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AQABA

Aqaba  [ˈækəbə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AQABA

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Aqaba is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES AQABA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Aqaba

Aqaba

Aqaba is a Jordanian coastal city situated at the northeastern tip of the Red Sea. Aqaba is the largest city on the Gulf of Aqaba and Jordan's only coastal city. The city of Aqaba is the capital of Aqaba Governorate. Aqaba is one of the major tourist attractions in Jordan, and famous for its warm water and rich marine life. It is best known today as a seaside and diving resort and also as a home for Jordan's mega projects. However, industrial and commercial activities remain important, due to the strategic location of the city as the country's only seaport.

Definition of Aqaba in the English dictionary

The definition of Aqaba in the dictionary is the only port in Jordan, in the southwest, on the Gulf of Aqaba. Pop: 80 790.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AQABA


Akaba
ˈækəbə
Annaba
ˈænəbə
aucuba
ˈɔːkjəbə
dagoba
ˈdɑːɡəbə
djellaba
ˈdʒɛləbə
djellabah
ˈdʒɛləbə
jellaba
ˈdʒɛləbə
jellabah
ˈdʒeləbə
mastaba
ˈmæstəbə
mastabah
ˈmæstəbə
shillaber
ˈʃɪləbə
Taraba
ˈtaːrəbə
wallaba
ˈwɒləbə
yerba
ˈjɛəbə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AQABA

Aqmola
aqua
aqua fortis
aqua regia
aqua vitae
aquabatic
aquaboard
aquacade
aquaceutical
aquacultural
aquaculture
aquaculturist
aquadrome
aquae
Aquae Mattiacorum
Aquae Sulis

WORDS THAT END LIKE AQABA

aba
Addis Ababa
Ali Baba
araba
baba
Banaba
Caaba
casaba
cassaba
dagaba
Indaba
jaboticaba
Kaaba
Lualaba
Orizaba
Pico de Orizaba
Saba
Shaba
Sorocaba
yaba

Synonyms and antonyms of Aqaba in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Aqaba» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AQABA

Find out the translation of Aqaba to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Aqaba from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Aqaba» in English.

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亚喀巴
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Aqaba
570 millions of speakers

English

Aqaba
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अकाबा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

العقبة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Акаба
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Aqaba
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আকাবা
260 millions of speakers

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Aqaba
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Aqaba
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Aqaba
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

アカバ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

아카바
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Aqaba
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Aqaba
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஏகாப
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अकाबा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Akabe
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Aqaba
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Akaba
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Акаба
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Aqaba
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Άκαμπα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Aqaba
14 millions of speakers
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Aqaba
10 millions of speakers
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Aqaba
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AQABA»

The term «Aqaba» is regularly used and occupies the 62.813 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AQABA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Aqaba

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AQABA»

Discover the use of Aqaba in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Aqaba and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Nabataean Aila (Aqaba, Jordan) from a Ceramic Perspective: ...
This revised thesis analyses the ceramics found by the Roman Aqaba Project within the context of Aila's hinterland and provides a background history to the site from the mid-1st century BC to the early 2nd century AD. Dolinka reveals that ...
Benjamin J. Dolinka, 2003
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Aqaba-Eilat, the Improbable Gulf: Environment, Biodiversity ...
This book, the first one to treat the Gulf in an interdisciplinary collection of contributed chapters, celebrates also the 40 years of existence of the Heinz Steinitz Marine Biology Laboratory in Eilat.
Francis Dov Por, 2008
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Egypt and Syria in the Fatimid, Ayyubid and Mamluk Eras IV: ...
THE CASTLES OF AYLA (AL-'AQABA) IN THE CRUSADER, AYYUBID AND MAMLUK PERIODS, Introduction The castles of Ayla (al-'Aqaba) at the time of the Crusaders, Ayyu- bids and Mamluks have been the cause of some confusion in the ...
Urbain Vermeulen, J. van Steenbergen, 2005
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Coastal Ocean Space Utilization
INTRODUCTION Aqaba has always played a crucial role in the history of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. To the western world, Aqaba was perhaps most romanticized by Lawrence of Arabia coming upon the palm-fringed Gulf of Aqaba  ...
S.D. Halsey, R.B. Abel, 2002
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The Middle Eastern States and the Law of the Sea
The Egyptian position Egypt asserts that Israel's claim to the right to navigate through the Straits of Tiran and across the Gulf of Aqaba is 'without foundation' . 43 The Egyptian argument in support of this assertion, as explained by spokesmen ...
Ali A. Hakim, 1979
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The Arid Frontier: Interactive Management of Environment and ...
The lack of cohesion on the national level is complicated by the administrative organization on the local level where there are three main agencies responsible for the environmental protection of the Gulf of Aqaba region: the Aqaba Region ...
Hendrik J. Bruins, Harvey Lithwick, 1998
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Sedimentation and Tectonics in Rift Basins Red Sae - Gulf of ...
Gvirtzman et al. ascribed what they called limited development of coral reefs in the Gulf of Aqaba-Eilat to the lack of vitality of hermatypic corals in these relatively high latitudes. This hypothesis cannot be confirmed by our own observations ...
B.H. Purser, Dan W. J. Bosence, 1998
8
The Report: Emerging Jordan 2007
Aqaba has grown rapidly in recent years on the back of industrial expansion and a strong tourism sector. The good times look set to continue as the city's population is expected to double by 2020. The Aqaba Special Economic Zone ( ASEZ) ...
Oxford Business Group, 2007
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The Roman Aqaba Project Final Report, Volume 1: The Regional ...
The volume also includes chapters on artifacts collected by the survey, including chipped stone tools, pottery, and Nabataean inscriptions. Aila apparently lacked any significant agricultural hinterland.
S. Thomas Parker, Roman Aqaba Project, Andrew M. Smith, 2014
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Articles on Aqaba, Including: Ali Jamal Zaghab, Gulf of ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Hephaestus Books, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AQABA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Aqaba is used in the context of the following news items.
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PORT FOCUS: Containers, conflict and gas boost Aqaba
Port of Aqaba is positioning itself as a regional hub for two key types of cargo that are seeing sustained growth in the Middle East: containers ... «Arabian Supply Chain, Jul 15»
2
DoubleTree by Hilton Aqaba opens 'Ramadan Souk'
DoubleTree by Hilton Aqaba, a leading hotel in the Jordanian city, is celebrating the holy month of Ramadan with the launch of its Ramadan ... «Trade Arabia, Jul 15»
3
This day in history, July 6, 2015
In 1917, during World War I, Arab forces led by T.E. Lawrence and Auda Abu Tayi captured the port of Aqaba from the Turks. In 1933, the first ... «Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette, Jul 15»
4
This day in history
In 1917, during World War I, Arab forces led by T.E. Lawrence and Auda Abu Tayi captured Aqaba from the Turks. In 1933, the first All-Star ... «Boston Globe, Jul 15»
5
Pleasant weather forecast until Thursday
... in mercury levels is expected on Tuesday, so it will moderate in most parts of the Kingdom while it will be hot in the Jordan Valley and Aqaba. «Petra News Agency, Jul 15»
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This day in history — July 6
In 1917, during World War I, Arab forces led by T.E. Lawrence and Auda Abu Tayi captured the port of Aqaba from the Turks. In 1944, an ... «Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jul 15»
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THIS DATE IN HISTORY
In 1917, during World War I, Arab forces led by T.E. Lawrence and Auda Abu Tayi captured the port of Aqaba from the Turks. In 1933, the first ... «Winona Daily News, Jul 15»
8
On This Day in History
T. E. Lawrence captured the port of Aqaba from the Turks. In 1923, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics was formed. In 1928, in New York, ... «The Province, Jul 15»
9
Egyptian army backed by Apaches kills 63 Islamists in broad area …
... Jordan to the Gulf of Aqaba where they are picked up by smugglers' boats and ferried across to the eastern coast of the Sinai Peninsula. «DEBKA file, Jul 15»
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Beirut hotel occupancy second lowest in Middle East
The rise in RevPAR in Beirut was the third-lowest in the region, along with Aqaba in Jordan, but better than Riyadh and Medina (+2 percent ... «The Daily Star, Jul 15»

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