Arabia

(redirected from Arabistan)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

A·ra·bi·a

 (ə-rā′bē-ə) also A·ra·bi·an Peninsula (-bē-ən)
A peninsula of southwest Asia between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf. Politically, it includes Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, and Kuwait. Arabia has an estimated one third of the world's oil reserves.

Arabia

(əˈreɪbɪə)
n
(Placename) a great peninsula of SW Asia, between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf: consists chiefly of a desert plateau, with mountains rising over 3000 m (10 000 ft) in the west and scattered oases; includes the present-day countries of Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates. Area: about 2 600 000 sq km (1 000 000 sq miles)

A•ra•bi•a

(əˈreɪ bi ə)

n.
a peninsula in SW Asia including Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, and Kuwait. ab. 1,000,000 sq. mi. (2,600,000 sq. km).
Also called Ara′bian Penin′sula.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Arabia - a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian GulfArabia - a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf; strategically important for its oil resources
Muscat and Oman, Oman, Sultanate of Oman - a strategically located monarchy on the southern and eastern coasts of the Arabian Peninsula; the economy is dominated by oil
Katar Peninsula, Qatar Peninsula, Katar, Qatar - a peninsula extending northward from the Arabian mainland into the Persian Gulf
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia - an absolute monarchy occupying most of the Arabian Peninsula in southwest Asia; vast oil reserves dominate the economy
Najd, Nejd - a central plateau region of the Arabian Peninsula; formerly an independent sultanate until 1932 when it united with Hejaz to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Hedjaz, Hejaz, Hijaz - a coastal region of the western Arabian Peninsula bordering on the Red Sea; includes both Mecca and Medina; formerly an independent kingdom until it united with Nejd to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
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
Republic of Yemen, Yemen - a republic on the southwestern shores of the Arabian Peninsula on the Indian Ocean; formed in 1990
Great Arabian Desert, Arabian Desert - a desert on the Arabian Peninsula in southwestern Asia
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
Arab, Arabian - a member of a Semitic people originally from the Arabian peninsula and surrounding territories who speaks Arabic and who inhabits much of the Middle East and northern Africa
ameer, amir, emeer, emir - an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
Translations
Arabia
Arabija

Arabia

[əˈreɪbɪə] NArabia f

Arabia

[əˈreɪbiə] nArabie f

Arabia

nArabien nt

Arabia

[əˈreɪbɪə] nArabia
References in periodicals archive ?
The Arab activists in Khuzestan are expected to revive what decades ago used to be known as Arabistan.
20 yil boyunca Turkiye, Lubnan, Suudi Arabistan, Yemen, Afganistan ve Hong Kong'da CIA operasyon sefi olarak gorev yapan ABD'li akademisyen Graham E.
The interpretation was mentioned by an ethnic Arab militant in the petroleum-rich province of Khuzestan, the Persian name of Arabistan which was annexed in April 1925 by Iran's Shah Muhammad-Reza Pahlavi whom the militant said had the support of the British Empire.
Bloody Arab-Iranian hostilities began in April 1925, when the British Empire helped Iran's Shah Muhammad-Reza Pahlavi annex Arabistan, an oil- and water-rich area along the Persian Gulf coast which Tehran called Khuzestan.
KUWAIT, Aug 12 (KUNA) -- 1783 -- Kuwaiti natives engage in their first naval battle with Bani Kaab tribe of southern Arabistan, after Sheikh Abdullah I, the second ruler of Kuwait, refused to pay them taxes.
The terrorists were members of the Democratic Revolutionary Front for the Liberation of Arabistan (DRFLA) led by one Oan Ali Mohammed.
vivax olgularindan 2009 ve 2010 yillarinda sirasiyla Suudi Arabistan ve Nijerya'ya seyahati olan iki olgu Manisa'dan, 2013 yilinda Afrika'ya seyahati olan bir olgu da Erzurum'dan bildirilmistir.
NISOC or NIOC South) in charge of the onshore oilfields, mainly in Khuzistan (originally known as Arabistan annexed in April 1925) is the main producer.
Saddam's forces entered Iran's petroleum/water-rich province of Khuzestan (called Arabistan in Baghdad) in September 1980.
Some pundits described the Iranian province as Arabistan.
Arabistan is the original name of an Arab populated region stretching along what the six Saudi-led Arab GCC states call Arabian Gulf and what Iran calls Persian Gulf.
And if those terms are not put in writing, the GCC should work to weaken the Iranian regime once and for all, beginning with material support for the oppressed Ahwazi Arab citizens of Iranian-occupied Arabistan -- a region Iran now calls Khuzestan, which supplies the country with most of its oil and gas.