a seaport at the N tip of the Gulf of Aqaba, in S Israel.
a port in S Israel, on the Gulf of Aqaba: Israel’s only outlet to the Red Sea. Pop: 43 500 (2003 est)
grove; trees, (Deut. 2:8), also in plural form Eloth (1 Kings 9:26, etc.); called by the Greeks and Romans Elana; a city of Idumea, on the east, i.e., the Elanitic, gulf, or the Gulf of Akabah, of the Red Sea. It is first mentioned in Deut. 2:8. It is also mentioned along with Ezion-geber in 1 Kings 9:26. It was within the limits of Solomon’s dominion, but afterwards revolted. It was, however, recovered and held for a time under king Uzziah (2 Kings 14:22). Now the ruin Aila.
[ih-leyt] /ɪˈleɪt/ verb (used with object), elated, elating. 1. to make very happy or proud: news to elate the hearer. adjective 2. . /ɪˈleɪt/ verb 1. (transitive) to fill with high spirits, exhilaration, pride or optimism v. 1570s, literal, “to raise, elevate,” probably from Latin elatus “uplifted, exalted,” past participle of effere (see elation), or […]
[ih-ley-shuh n] /ɪˈleɪ ʃən/ noun 1. a feeling or state of great joy or pride; exultant gladness; high spirits. /ɪˈleɪʃən/ noun 1. joyfulness or exaltation of spirit, as from success, pleasure, or relief; high spirits n. late 14c., from Old French elacion “elation, conceit, arrogance, vanity,” from Latin elationem (nominative elatio), noun of action from […]
[ee-luh-tiv, el-uh-] /ˈi lə tɪv, ˈɛl ə-/ Grammar adjective 1. noting a case, as in Finnish, whose function is to indicate motion out of or away from. noun 2. an elative case. 3. an adjectival form, as in Arabic, denoting intensity or superiority, approximately equivalent to the comparative and superlative of other languages. /ˈiːlətɪv/ adjective […]
Elavil El·a·vil (ěl’ə-vĭl) A trademark used for a preparation of amitriptyline, an antidepressant drug.