from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An island of Yemen in the Indian Ocean at the mouth of the Gulf of Aden. Known to the ancient Greeks, it came under British protection in 1886 and joined Southern Yemen (now Yemen) in 1967.
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- proper n. an archipelago in the Indian Ocean off the coast of the Horn of Africa, belonging to Yemen.
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