Definition of Petra in English:

Petra

Syllabification: Pe·tra
Pronunciation: /ˈpetrə, ˈpē-
 
/
An ancient city in southwestern Asia, in present-day Jordan. The city is accessible only through narrow gorges. Its extensive ruins include temples and tombs hewn from the rose-red sandstone cliffs.

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