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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.

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)

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.
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
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

Bahrain

[bɑːˈreɪn] nBahreïn m

Bahrain

, Bahrein
nBahrain nt

Bahrain

Bahrein [bɑːˈreɪn] nil Bahrein m

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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