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Jordan's port; located in southwestern Jordan on the Gulf of Aqaba.  Synonyms: Al Aqabah, Aqaba.

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"Akaba" Quotes from Famous Books

... succession round the first pillar, called "Djamrat el Awla;" and every one threw seven small stones successively upon it; they then passed to the second and third spots (called "Djamrat el Owsat," and "Djamrat el Sofaly," or "el Akaba," or "el Aksa,") where the same ceremony was repeated. In throwing the stones, they are to exclaim, "In the name of God; God is great (we do this) to secure ourselves from the devil and his troops." The ...
— The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, No. 366 - Vol. XIII, No. 366., Saturday, April 18, 1829 • Various

Words linked to "Akaba" :   urban center, city, Jordan, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Al Aqabah, metropolis

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