Peoples Democratic Republic of Yemen


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Peo′ple's Democrat′ic Repub′lic of Yem′en


n.
a former country in S Arabia: since 1990 a part of the Republic of Yemen. Cap.: Aden. Also called South Yemen.
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The Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, praised the generosity and hospitality of the Naas qabili, the tribal people of Yemen, who have resisted the authority of every ruler in Sanaa and Aden, from the Ottomans to the British, from the Marxist Politburo of the defunct Peoples Democratic Republic of Yemen (PDRY) to President Saleh.

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