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Yemen

Yem·en

 (yĕm′ən, yā′mən)
A country of southwest Asia at the southern tip of the Arabian peninsula. It was ruled by various peoples, such as the Sabaeans, Himyarites, Romans, Ethiopians, and Persians, in ancient times. It was conquered in the 7th century ad by Muslim Arabs and became part of the Ottoman Empire in the 16th century. The northern part (known as Yemen or North Yemen) was established as an independent kingdom in 1918 and made a republic in 1962. The southern part consisted of several British protectorates in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Britain withdrew from the area in 1967, and South Yemen became independent soon after. The two united in May 1990. San'a is the capital and the largest city.

Yem′en·ite′, Yem′e·ni (-ə-nē) adj. & n.

Yemeni

(ˈjɛmənɪ)
adj
1. (Placename) of or relating to Yemen or its inhabitants
2. (Peoples) of or relating to Yemen or its inhabitants
n
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Yemen
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Yemeni - a native or inhabitant of Yemen
Republic of Yemen, Yemen - a republic on the southwestern shores of the Arabian Peninsula on the Indian Ocean; formed in 1990
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
Adj.1.Yemeni - of or relating to or characteristic of Yemen or its inhabitants; "Yemeni mountains"
Translations

Yemeni

[ˈjemənɪ]
A. ADJyemenita
B. Nyemenita mf

Yemeni

[ˈjɛməni]
adjyéménite
nYéménite mf

Yemeni

nJemenit(in) m(f)
adjjemenitisch

Yemeni

[ˈjɛmənɪ] adj & nyemenita (m/f)
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