from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A port city of northern Israel on the Bay of Haifa. During the Crusades it changed hands many times between Christians and Muslims. Acre was assigned to the Arabs in the United Nations partition of Palestine in 1948 but was captured by Israel shortly thereafter.

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  • proper noun A port city in northern Israel.
  • proper noun A state in north-western Brazil, bordering Peru and Bolivia.
  • proper noun A surname.


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