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Bahrain

Bah·rain

or Bah·rein  (bä-rān′)
A country comprising an archipelago of low sandy islands in the Persian Gulf between Qatar and Saudi Arabia. It was the first Arabian country to strike oil (1932). A British protectorate after 1861, Bahrain became independent in 1971. Manama, on Bahrain Island, the largest in the archipelago, is the capital.

Bah·rain′i adj. & n.
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Bahrain

(bɑːˈreɪn) or

Bahrein

n
(Placename) an independent sheikhdom on the Persian Gulf, consisting of several islands: under British protection until the declaration of independence in 1971. It has large oil reserves. Language: Arabic. Religion: Muslim. Currency: dinar. Capital: Manama. Pop: 1 281 332 (2013 est). Area: 678 sq km (262 sq miles)
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Bah•rain

or Bah•rein

(bɑˈreɪn, -ˈraɪn, bə-)

n.
1. a sheikdom in the Persian Gulf, consisting of a group of islands: formerly a British protectorate; declared independent 1971. 629,090; 266 sq. mi. (688 sq. km). Cap.: Manama.
2. the largest island in this group: oil fields. 265,000; 213 sq. mi. (552 sq. km).
Bah•rain′i, n., pl. -rain•is, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bahrain - an island in the Persian GulfBahrain - an island in the Persian Gulf  
Arabian Gulf, Persian Gulf - a shallow arm of the Arabian Sea between Iran and the Arabian peninsula; the Persian Gulf oil fields are among the most productive in the world
2.Bahrain - an island country in the Persian Gulf off the coast of Saudi ArabiaBahrain - an island country in the Persian Gulf off the coast of Saudi Arabia; oil revenues funded progressive programs until reserves were exhausted in 1970s
Arab League - an international organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote cultural and economic and military and political and social cooperation
capital of Bahrain, Manama - the capital of Bahrain; located at the northern end of Bahrain Island
Gulf States - the countries in southwestern Asia that border 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
Bahraini, Bahreini - a native or inhabitant of Bahrain
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Translations
Бахрейн
Bahrajn
Bahrain
Bahrein
Bahrain
BahreïnBahrayn
Bahrein
Bahrein
Bahrain
Barein
バーレーン
바레인
Bahreinas
Bahrain
Bahrajn
Bahrajn
Bahrain
ประเทศบาร์หเรน
Бахрейн
nước Bahrain

Bahrain

[bɑːˈreɪn] NBahrein m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

Bahrain

[bɑːˈreɪn] nBahreïn m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

Bahrain

, Bahrein
nBahrain nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

Bahrain

Bahrein [bɑːˈreɪn] nil Bahrein m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

Bahrain

البحرين Bahrajn Bahrain Bahrain Μπαχρέιν Bahréin Bahrain Bahreïn Bahrein Bahrain バーレーン 바레인 Bahrein Bahrain Bahrajn Reino de Bahrain, Reino do Bahrein Бахрейн Bahrain ประเทศบาร์หเรน Bahreyn nước Bahrain 巴林
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