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Aden

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Pronunciation: /ˈeɪd(ə)n
 
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Definition of Aden in English:

A port in Yemen at the mouth of the Red Sea; population 588,900 (est. 2004). Aden was formerly under British rule, first as part of British India (from 1839), then from 1935 as a Crown Colony. It was capital of the former South Yemen from 1967 until 1990.

Words that rhyme with Aden

Aidan, Haydn, laden, maiden

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