Petra

Petra

[pee-truh, pe-]
noun
an ancient city in SW Jordan: ruined structures carved out of varicolored stratified rock; capital of the Nabataeans and Edomites.
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Nabataea

[nab-uh-tee-uh]
noun
an ancient Arab kingdom of SW Asia, in the area of present-day Jordan, that became a Roman province in a.d. 106. Capital: Petra.
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Petra (ˈpɛtrə, ˈpiːtrə)
 
n
an ancient city in the south of present-day Jordan; capital of the Nabataean kingdom

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Petra definition


rock, Isa. 16:1, marg. (See SELA.)

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