Top Definition
A godess like women with a porn star body.
"Damn, Petra is one hot bitch"
by Shizzle January 19, 2005
Photos & Videos
It's in Jordan. Inhabited since prehistoric times, this Nabataean carava-city, situated berween the Red Sea and the Dead Sea, was an important crossroads between Arabia, Egypt and Syria-Phoenicia. Petra is half-built, half-carved into the rock, and is surrounded by mountains riddled with passages and gorges. It is one of the world's most famous archaeological sites, where ancient Eastern traditions blend with Hellenistic architecture
I heard you went to Petra last summer
by Bridie January 03, 2004
One of the most compassionate and caring people you'll ever meet, a Petra is one of those people you feel fortunate to know in your lifetime. They are adventurous and energetic, courageous, enthusiastic, confident and extremely quick-witted.
Many people will be drawn to her, but she will let only a few become really close. If you are one of those fortunate few who be prepared to talk about evil cats, grumpy owls, and the occasional pigeon that your Petra will be nursing back to health.
Petra: I'm naming my evil owl either Izzy or Grumpy!
Me: ok...
by DeRock April 05, 2012
Girl's name
It's the female name for Peter.
bonjour, je m'appelle Petra
by Petra January 03, 2004
A very nice person...

-And the name is mostly of European origin (Is a common first name in Germany and the Czech Republic)
-Is the female version of Peter
-The name of the ancient (and very beautiful) rock city in Jordan
-a celebrity is named Petra (Petra Nemcova)
-Is derived from the Greek word, petros, meaning stone or rock
-June 29th is Peter and Petra's name day
-a Marvel comics character
-Petra Andalee in the books Chasing Vermeer and the Wright 3
-Petra Diamonds- a leading diamond mining group
-Petra- a Christian rock band
-a very unique name
Pronounced: Pech-rah/PEH-trah

(NOT Pay-tra, Pee-tra or PET-RA)

It depends on which one...

For the name: Hello Petra.
For the city: Wow, Petra is such a cool place!
by person_who_is_awesome January 11, 2011
awesome christian rock band. in 1995 they released "no doubt" with a hint of 80's flay-vor. its hott stuff.
petra rocks my socks dude!
by beck September 01, 2003
The most beautiful woman you will ever meet. She's very compassionate and sometimes a little too much. She'll always give 100% and brushes of failures like they were nothing. There is a guarantee you will never get bored when you are with her. She will always try to spare your feelings even when she's being completely honest. She wants adventure in her life and can't stand being unproductive. She's very confident but it secretly masks her deepest insecurities. She loves laughing more thank anything. She's very open to friendships but only allows few to really see her true personality. Treasure all of your time with her because once you loose her there's no way to win her back.
Me: Hey i hooked up with Petra tonight
Person: You lucky bastard
by geronimo27 January 07, 2015
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