from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A former British colony and protectorate of southern Arabia, part of Southern Yemen (now Yemen) since 1967.
- A city of southern Yemen on the Gulf of Aden. It has been one of the chief ports of southern Arabia since ancient times and became a major trading and refueling station after the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869. Aden was the capital of Southern Yemen from 1967 until 1990. Population: 550,000.
- Gulf ofAden An arm of the Arabian Sea lying between Yemen on the Arabian Peninsula and Somalia in eastern Africa. It is connected with the Red Sea by the Bab el Mandeb.
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- proper n. Seaport and largest city of Yemen.
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