Definition of Petra in English:

Petra

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɛtrə
 
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An ancient city of SW Asia, in present-day Jordan. The city, which lies in a hollow surrounded by cliffs, is accessible only through narrow gorges. Its extensive ruins include temples and tombs hewn from the rose-red sandstone cliffs.

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