from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Gulf ofAqaba An arm of the Red Sea between the Sinai Peninsula and northwest Saudi Arabia. It has long been of strategic importance in the Middle East.

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  • n. Jordan's port; located in southwestern Jordan on the Gulf of Aqaba


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  • QUEEN NOOR: And we went down to Aqaba, which is a seaside place where the king had a very modest house that became really an oasis for us during our marriage and had been throughout his life and for our children.

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  • Exports to the US go through two main sea ports in the Middle East; namely Aqaba and Haifa, allowing less than three weeks time to reach the East Coast for time efficiency solutions.

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  • The owl in his silent flight, the desert wind calling recorded by June Tabor on "Aqaba" (1989)


  • Recorded by June Tabor on "Aqaba" (1989) part of this song is in Yiddish and the spelling might be wrong as I only know German, but the meaning is: mayn lieber Schatz = my darling dort is mayn Rue Plats

    Mayn Rue Plats

  • Old years ago. recorded by June Tabor on "Aqaba" (1989)

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  • Must go to feed the reaper's blade recorded by June Tabor on "Aqaba" (1989)

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  • Gets lifted up on shining wings "recorded by June Tabor on" Aqaba "(1989)

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  • In Aqaba, we change the flag on the ship from Egyptian to Jordanian, but we take our affection for the people we have just met along with us.

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  • The Edomites lived in the wilderness to the south of Israel, between the Dead Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba; see map on page 14.

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  • The sea cows (dugongs), from which the tent covering for the tabernacle was made, were only found in the Gulf of Aqaba, near Egypt (see Exodus 26:14, Numbers 4:6–14).47 The order of the harvest in Exodus 9:31–32 was typically Egyptian, and so forth.

    Modern Science in the Bible


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