Eilat

Eilat

[ey-laht]
noun
a seaport at the N tip of the Gulf of Aqaba, in S Israel.
Also, Elath.
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Eilat, Elat or Elath (eɪˈlɑːt)
 
n
a port in S Israel, on the Gulf of Aqaba: Israel's only outlet to the Red Sea. Pop: 43 500 (2003 est)
 
Elat, Elat or Elath
 
n
 
Elath, Elat or Elath
 
n

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eilat

port city, southern extremity of Israel. It lies at the south tip of the Negev and at the head of the Gulf of Aqaba (Hebrew, Mifratz Elat), the eastern arm of the Red Sea. Al-'Aqabah, Jordan, also located on the Gulf of Aqaba, lies 4 miles (7 km) to the southeast

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