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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.
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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)
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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.
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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)
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Translations
Arabia
Arabija

Arabia

[əˈreɪbɪə] NArabia f
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Arabia

[əˈreɪbiə] nArabie f
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Arabia

nArabien nt
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Arabia

[əˈreɪbɪə] nArabia
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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.
He said that he also set up Arabistan Adabi Taroon in Saudi Arabia to provide a platform to Pashto writers.
Leaders of traders in Shabqadar, Haji Syed Raheem Shah, Noor Ahmad, Shakir Khan, and Haji Arabistan Ekka Ghund and others have said that the present government has failed to deliver to poor masses, businesses and present budget has brought inflation which badly affected the poor man's purchasing power and have affected the businesses in the country.
The authors of the text find the fundamental reasons for the "'masses' rebellion in Palestine, and the events in Arabistan as a whole" (196) to be the dismemberment of the Arabs into disparate nations, as well as the "rapid destruction and disintegration of the rural-fellaheen communities" (197).
From Saudi Arabia, Osama Bin Mohammad Al Musallam, author of 'Fear, Orchards of Arabistan, The Epic of the Seven Seas, and Sakhab Al Khaseef (The Glowing Violet); and Mariam Al hamdi, the first Saudi Arabian woman to have established an art and media production house and the first Arabian woman to have produced a feature film on environmental protection; poet Jassem Al Saheeh, winner of the Souk Okaz International Prize for Eloquent Arabic poetry, will make an appearance.
Arabs believe that the southern part of the province belongs to Arabs, and they refer to it as Arabistan.
It took just 17 minutes for 19 remaining hostages to be freed and five of their six captors, members of the Democratic Revolutionary Front for the Liberation of Arabistan, rubbed out.
Dunya Saglik Orgutu (DSO)'nun duzenledigi Suudi Arabistan, Pakistan, Kosta Rika, Italya gibi bircok ulkenin katildigi bir program cercevesinde yapilan bir calismada egitimle el hijyenine uyumun %51'den %67'ye yukseldigi gosterilmistir (3).
35, and its strategic importance and it is greater than the importance of the Arabistan region [of Ahwaz] for Iran.
Six gunmen of the Iranian extremist group "Democratic Revolutionary Movement for the Liberation of Arabistan" stormed the building, taking 26 hostages before the SAS retook the embassy and freed the hostages.
(6.) Muhittin Ataman, "Turkiye-Suudi Arabistan iliskileri Temkinli iliskilerden Cok Tarafli Birliktelige," Ortadogu Analiz, Vol.