tema

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Tema (ˈtiːmə)
 
n
a port in SE Ghana on the Atlantic: oil-refining. Pop: 160 000 (2005 est)

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Tema definition


south; desert, one of the sons of Ishmael, and father of a tribe so called (Gen. 25:15; 1 Chr. 1:30; Job 6:19; Isa. 21:14; Jer. 25:23) which settled at a place to which he gave his name, some 250 miles south-east of Edom, on the route between Damascus and Mecca, in the northern part of the Arabian peninsula, toward the Syrian desert; the modern Teyma'.

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tema

city and port, southeastern Ghana. It lies along the Gulf of Guinea (an embayment of the Atlantic Ocean), 18 miles (29 km) east of Accra.

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