A a


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ahd-n, eyd-n]
    • /ˈɑd n, ˈeɪd n/
    • /eɪdn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ahd-n, eyd-n]
    • /ˈɑd n, ˈeɪd n/

Definitions of aden word

  • noun aden the main port and commercial capital of Yemen, on the N coast of the Gulf of Aden, an arm of the Indian Ocean at the entrance to the Red Sea: capital of South Yemen until 1990: formerly an important port of call on shipping routes to the East. Pop: 584 000 (2005 est) 3
  • noun aden a former British colony and protectorate on the S coast of the Arabian Peninsula: became part of South Yemen in 1967, now part of Yemen. Area: 195 sq km (75 sq miles) 3
  • noun aden former British colony & protectorate in SW Arabia, on the Gulf of Aden: now part of the Republic of Yemen 3
  • noun aden seaport in this region: capital of the former People's Democratic Republic of Yemen: pop. 417,000 3
  • noun aden Gulf ofgulf of the Arabian Sea, between the S coast of Arabia and Somalia in E Africa 3
  • noun aden Republic of, a country in S Arabia, formed in 1990 by the merger of the Yemen Arab Republic and the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen. 207,000 sq. mi. (536,130 sq. km). Capital: Aden. 1

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A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 90% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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