|Elat or Elath (eɪˈlɑːt)|
|variant spellings of Eilat|
|Elath or Elath|
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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