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A·bu Dha·bi(ä′bo͞o dä′bē)
A sheikhdom and city of eastern Arabia on the Persian Gulf. The city is the capital of the United Arab Emirates. With enormous oil revenues, the sheikhdom has one of the highest per capita incomes in the world.
Abu Dhabi(ˈæbuː ˈdɑːbɪ)
(Placename) a sheikhdom (emirate) of SE Arabia, on the S coast of the Persian Gulf: the chief sheikhdom and capital of the United Arab Emirates, consisting principally of the port of Abu Dhabi and a desert hinterland; contains major oilfields. Pop: 476 000 (2005 est). Area: 67 350 sq km (25 998 sq miles)
A•bu Dha•bi(ˈɑ bu ˈdɑ bi)
1. a sheikdom in the N United Arab Emirates, on the S coast of the Persian Gulf. 670,125.
2. the capital of this sheikdom and the capital of the United Arab Emirates. 363,432.
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|Noun||1.||Abu Dhabi - a sheikhdom of eastern Arabia and capital of the United Arab Emirates|
United Arab Emirates - a federation of seven Arab emirates on the eastern Arabian peninsula; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1971; rich in oil reserves
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