former British colony & protectorate in SW Arabia, on the Gulf of Aden: now part of the Republic of Yemen
seaport in this region: capital of the former People's Democratic Republic of Yemen: pop. 417,000
gulf of the Arabian Sea, between the S coast of Arabia and Somalia in E Africa
adeno-: used before a vowel: adenitis
See Aden in American Heritage Dictionary 4
A former British colony and protectorate of southern Arabia, part of Southern Yemen (now Yemen) since 1967.
A city of southern Yemen on the Gulf of Aden. It has been one of the chief ports of southern Arabia since ancient times and became a major trading and refueling station after the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869. Aden was the capital of Southern Yemen from 1967 until 1990. Population: 550,000.
, Gulf of
An arm of the Arabian Sea lying between Yemen on the Arabian Peninsula and Somalia in eastern Africa. It is connected with the Red Sea by the Bab el Mandeb.