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United Arab Emirates

U·nit·ed Arab Emirates

 (yo͞o-nī′tĭd)
Abbr. UAE
A country of eastern Arabia, a federation of seven sheikhdoms on the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. Converted to Islam in the 7th century, the area later became a base for pirates and was known as the Pirate Coast into the 19th century. The British signed a series of truces with the ruling sheikhs between 1820 and 1892, and the area became known as the Trucial States or Trucial Oman. After World War II Britain granted internal autonomy to the sheikhdoms or emirates, with the United Arab Emirates being formed in 1971 after Britain withdrew from the area completely. Abu Dhabi is the capital.

United Arab Emirates

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(Placename) a group of seven emirates in SW Asia, on the Persian Gulf: consists of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al Qaiwain, Ras el Khaimah, and Fujairah; a former British protectorate; became fully independent in 1971; consists mostly of flat desert, with mountains in the east; rich petroleum resources. Official language: Arabic. Official religion: Muslim. Currency: dirham. Capital: Abu Dhabi. Pop: 5 473 972 (2013 est). Area: 83 600 sq km (32 300 sq miles). Former name (until 1971): Trucial States Abbreviation: UAE

Unit′ed Ar′ab Em′irates


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(used with a sing. or pl. v.) an independent federation in E Arabia, formed in 1971, now comprising seven emirates on the S coast of the Persian Gulf, formerly under British protection. 2,344,402; ab. 32,300 sq. mi. (83,657 sq. km). Cap.: Abu Dhabi. Abbr.: U.A.E. Formerly, Trucial Coast, Trucial Oman, Trucial States.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.United Arab Emirates - a federation of seven Arab emirates on the eastern Arabian peninsulaUnited 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
Arab League - an international organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote cultural and economic and military and political and social cooperation
OPEC, Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries - an organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the production and sale of petroleum
Arabia, Arabian Peninsula - a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf; strategically important for its oil resources
Gulf States - the countries in southwestern Asia that border the Persian Gulf
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates's capital - a sheikhdom of eastern Arabia and capital of the United Arab Emirates
Dubai - port city in the United Arab Emirates on the Persian Gulf
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
Translations
Обединени Арабски Емирства
Spojené arabské emiráty
Forenede Arabiske Emirater
Araabia Ühendemiraadid
ArabiemiirikunnatYhdistyneet arabiemiirikunnat
Ujedinjeni Arapski Emirati
Egyesült Arab Emírségek
アラブ首長国連邦
아랍 에미리트 연합국
De forente arabiske emiraterForente arabiske emirater
Emiratos Árabes UnidosEmirados Árabes Unidos
Emiratele Arabe Unite
Förenade Arabemiraten
ประเทศสหรัฐอาหรับเอมิเรตส์
A-rập thống nhất Ê-mi-rátA-rập TN Ê-mi-rátcác tiểu vương quốc Arab thống nhất

United Arab Emirates

npl the United Arab Emiratesgli Emirati Arabi Uniti

United Arab Emirates

الإمَاراتُ العَرَبِيَّةُ الـمُتَّحِدَة Spojené arabské emiráty Forenede Arabiske Emirater Vereinigte Arabische Emirate Ηνωμένα Αραβικά Εμιράτα Emiratos Árabes Unidos Yhdistyneet arabiemiirikunnat Émirats Arabes Unis Ujedinjeni Arapski Emirati Emirati Arabi Uniti アラブ首長国連邦 아랍 에미리트 연합국 Verenigde Arabische Emiraten Forente arabiske emirater Zjednoczone Emiraty Arabskie Emirados Árabes Unidos Объединенные Арабские Эмираты Förenade Arabemiraten ประเทศสหรัฐอาหรับเอมิเรตส์ Birleşik Arap Emirlikleri các tiểu vương quốc Arab thống nhất 阿拉伯联合酋长国
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