Gulf of Eilat

   See Gulf of Aqaba.

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  • Gulf of Eilat — Gulf of Aqaba, northeastern arm of the Red Sea which is bordered by the Sinai and Arabian peninsulas …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Eilat — This article is about the city. For the ships, see INS Eilat (disambiguation). Elat redirects here. For the Canaanite goddess, see Asherah. Eilat Hebrew transcription(s)  – Hebrew …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of Aqaba —    Israel also refers to it as the Gulf of Eilat, derived from the port city of Eilat at its head. The Gulf of Aqaba is about 100 miles long, with a coastline shared by Israel, Egypt, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia. At its northern end are the Israeli… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Gulf of Aqaba — [ Sinai Peninsula, with the Gulf of Aqaba (east) and the Gulf of Suez (west), as viewed from the Space Shuttle STS 40.] The Gulf of Aqaba (Arabic: خليج العقبة; transliterated: Khalyj al Aqabah), in Israel known as the Gulf of Eilat (Hebrew: מפרץ… …   Wikipedia

  • Eilat — [ā lät′] seaport in S Israel, at the head of the Gulf of Aqaba: pop. 39,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Eilat — (Elat, Elath)    Israel s southernmost city, with a population of 47,000. It is a deepwater port on the Gulf of Aqaba, connecting Israel with the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean. It is named for the ancient city of Eilat, which is mentioned in the… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Eilat — /ay laht /, n. a seaport at the N tip of the Gulf of Aqaba, in S Israel. 19,400. Also, Elath. * * * …   Universalium

  • Eilat — n. Israeli seaport city located at the northern tip of the Gulf of Aqaba …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Eilat — /ay laht /, n. a seaport at the N tip of the Gulf of Aqaba, in S Israel. 19,400. Also, Elath …   Useful english dictionary

  • Port of Eilat — The Port of Eilat is the only Israeli port on the Red Sea, located at the northern tip of the Gulf of Aqaba. It has significant economic and strategic importance. The Port of Eilat was opened in 1957 and is today mainly used for trading with Far… …   Wikipedia

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