( Әkā'dēӘ ), Fr. Acadie, region and former French colony, E Canada, encompassing modern Nova Scotia but also New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and
( Әkrä', ăk'rӘ ), city (1984 pop. 867,459), capital of Ghana, a port on the Gulf of Guinea. It is Ghana's largest city and its administrative,
Province and autonomous district comprising the northern tip of Sumatra , Indonesia; area 55,180 sq km/21,305 sq mi; population (2001 est) 4,318,000.
Seaport in northwest Israel, situated on the Mediterranean Sea; population (2006 est) 45,900. The city was built on a small promontory which, with
Acropolis (Athens, Greece)
Of all Greek acropoleis, the Athenian Acropolis (lit., "high city" or "city on the heights") was culturally and historically (if not geologically) the
Capital of Adana (Seyhan) province, southern Turkey, about 50 km/31 mi north of the Mediterranean Sea, near the Taurus Mountains ; population (2003
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
( ăd'ĭs ăb'ӘbӘ ) [Amharic,=new flower], city (1994 pop. 2,112,737), capital of Ethiopia. It is situated at c.8,000 ft (2,440 m) on a well-watered
Adelaide (S. Aust.)
Capital and chief port of South Australia ; population (2001 est) 1,072,600. Adelaide is situated on the River Torrens, 11 km/7 mi from the Gulf of St
Aden, Gulf of
(ä'dӘn, ā'–), western arm of the Arabian Sea, 550 mi (885 km) long, lying between Yemen and Somalia; connected with the Red Sea by the Bab el Mandeb.
Main port and commercial centre of Yemen, on a rocky peninsula at the southwest corner of Arabia, commanding the entrance to the Red Sea; population