the remains of an ancient Minoan city on the island of Thera in the Aegean Sea, where abundant pottery and frescoes of the second millennium b.c. have been excavated.
the capital of an ancient Ethiopian kingdom, ruled by Himyaritic emigrants from Arabia. noun an ancient town in N Ethiopia, in the Tigre region: capital of the Aksumite Empire (1st to 6th centuries ad). According to tradition, the Ark of the Covenant was brought here from Jerusalem
noun an industrial city in W Kazakhstan. Pop: 291 000 (2005 est) Kazakh name Aqtöbe Former name (until 1991) Aktyubinsk
a city in NW Kazakhstan, on the Ilek River. noun the former name (until 1991) of Aktobe noun a former name (until 1991) of Aktyubinsk
noun See arctic bonito Historical Examples Two golden-hued aliens, in uniforms resembling aku’s, stepped out and walked about a thousand feet towards the crowd. Alien Offer Al Sevcik Nagdukà (gidukà) aku sa sinihan, I felt drowsy in the movie. A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan John U. Wolff aku ra giyuy naghatawhataw sa awdituryum, I was […]