- island of the Leeward group, in the former Netherlands Antilles: 5 sq mi (13 sq km)
- ancient kingdom in S Arabia in the region of modern Yemen
An island territory of the Netherlands in the West Indies between St. Martin and St. Eustatius. Settled by the Dutch c. 1640, the island is the cone of an extinct volcano.
- The 19th century has brought to the museums of Europe (especially to aondon, Paris, Berlin and Vienna) a number of inscriptions in the languages of Minea and Saba, and a few in those of Hadramut and Katabania (Qattabania).
- These are the kingdoms of Ma t in (Minaean), of Saba (Sabaean), of Hadramaut (Hadramut) and of Katabania (Katabanu).
- The connexion of Saba with the north, where the Nabataeans had existed from about zoo B.C., was now broken.
- Hommel, maintaining that their kingdom existed prior to that of Saba, probably from about 1500 B.C. or earlier until the Sabaeans came from their home in the north and conquered them in the 9th century.
- The title taken by the new rulers was " king of Saba and Raidan."