Mediterranean

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bay on the Mediterranean Sea in northern Egypt Abukir , Abukir Bay
any plant of the genus Acanthus having large spiny leaves and spikes or white or purplish flowers; native to Mediterranean region but widely cultivated acanthus
town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean Accho , Acre , Akka , Akko
arm of the Mediterranean between Slovenia and Croatia and Montenegro and Albania on the east and Italy on the west Adriatic , Adriatic Sea
group of islands off the west coast of Sicily in the Mediterranean Aegadean Islands , Aegadean Isles , Aegates , Egadi Islands , Isole Egadi
arm of the Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey; a main trade route for the ancient civilizations of Crete and Greece and Rome and Persia Aegean , Aegean Sea
shrub of southwestern Mediterranean region having yellow daisylike flowers African daisy , Lonas annua , Lonas inodora , yellow ageratum
chief port of Egypt; located on the western edge of the Nile delta on the Mediterranean Sea; founded by Alexander the Great; the capital of ancient Egypt Alexandria , El Iskandriyah
evergreen Mediterranean tree with edible pods; the biblical carob algarroba , carob , carob bean tree , carob tree , Ceratonia siliqua
republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea with a population that is predominantly Sunni Muslim; colonized by France in the 19th century but gained autonomy in the early 1960s Algeria , Algerie , Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria
ancient port on the Mediterranean; the capital and largest city of Algeria Algerian capital , Algiers
very short-stemmed plant with thick leaves with soothing mucilaginous juice; leaves develop spiny margins with maturity; native to Mediterranean region; grown widely in tropics and as houseplants Aloe vera , burn plant
herbs of Mediterranean to central Asia cultivated for their flowers Amberboa , genus Amberboa
small Mediterranean plant containing a volatile oil once used to relieve toothache Anacyclus pyrethrum , pellitory , pellitory-of-Spain
region in southern Spain on the Atlantic and the Mediterranean; formerly a center of Moorish civilization Andalucia , Andalusia
Mediterranean oat held to be progenitor of modern cultivated oat animated oat , Avene sterilis , wild red oat
lily of eastern Mediterranean and the Balkans with broad funnel-shaped white flowers Annunciation lily , Lent lily , Lilium candidum , Madonna lily , white lily
genus of Mediterranean herbs and shrubs Anthyllis , genus Anthyllis
perennial native to the Mediterranean but widely cultivated for its purple or pink flowers Antirrhinum majus , Mediterranean snapdragon
tuberous perennial having a cowl-shaped maroon or violet-black spathe; Mediterranean; Canaries; Azores Arisarum vulgare , friar's-cowl
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