Wadi al-‘Arabah
geographical name see ‘Arabah, Wadi

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  • Arabah, Wadi Al-ʿ — ▪ region, Palestine Hebrew  Ha ʿarava,         topographic depression in southern Palestine extending about 100 miles (160 km) south from the Dead Sea to the Gulf of Aqaba; it is part of the East African Rift System. Largely sandy desert, it is… …   Universalium

  • ‘Arabah, Wadi — or Wadi al ‘Arabah or Wadi el ‘Arabah geographical name valley extending S from Dead Sea to Gulf of Aqaba …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Wadi Arabah — Die Arava (hebr. ערבה; arab. وادي العربا Wādī al cAraba; auch Aravasenke, gelegentlich auch Araba(h) oder Aravatal) ist die Senke an der Grenze zwischen Israel und Jordanien. Geographische Angaben Die Aravasenke ist ein Teil des Großen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Dead Sea — a salt lake between Israel and Jordan: the lowest lake in the world. 46 mi. (74 km) long; 10 mi. (16 km) wide; 1293 ft. (394 m) below sea level. * * * Arabic Al Baḥr al Mayyit Hebrew Yam Ha Melaḥ ancient Lacus Asphaltites Landlocked salt lake… …   Universalium

  • jordan — /jawr dn/, n. Brit. Dial. See chamber pot. [1350 1400; ME jurdan urinal, perh. after JORDAN, the river, by coarse jesting] * * * Jordan Introduction Jordan Background: For most of its history since independence from British administration in 1946 …   Universalium

  • Jordan — Jordanian /jawr day nee euhn/, n., adj. /jawr dn/; for 3 also Fr. /zhawrdd dahonn /, n. 1. David Starr /stahr/, 1851 1931, U.S. biologist and educator. 2. June, born 1936, U.S. poet, novelist, and essayist. 3. Marie Ennemond Camille /mann rddee… …   Universalium

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