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(Placename) a town in E Saudi Arabia: site of the original discovery of oil in the country (1938)



a city in E Saudi Arabia: oil center. 12,500.
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Noun1.Dhahran - an oil town in eastern Saudi Arabia on an inlet from the Persian Gulf; in June 1996 terrorists bombed an apartment complex in Dhahran killing 19 United States soldiers and wounding more than 300 people
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia - an absolute monarchy occupying most of the Arabian Peninsula in southwest Asia; vast oil reserves dominate the economy
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The company was founded in 1933 and is based in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
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Under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Saud bin Nayef bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Governor of the Eastern Province, His Excellency Suliman Abdulrhman Al-Thunayan, Governor of Al Khobar, inaugurated today Emerson's (NYSE: EMR) new technology and innovation center at Dhahran Techno Valley, in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
Schlumberger, a global oil services company, has joined hands with Saudi Aramco to develop an industrial manufacturing centre within the King Salman Energy Park in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
Eleven agreements and memorandum of understanding (MoUs) were signed at the 2017 iktva SMEs Forum and Exhibition, organised by Saudi Aramco, in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
The project estimated at $350 million will replace the existing land pipelines between Bapco and Aramco in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals is a public university in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, has signed a memorandum of understanding with GE Oil & Gas and Cividale SpA, Tavagnacco, Italy, to build a casting and forging facility for the Middle East's maritime and energy industries.
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I am a senior accounting student at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
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