Muscat and Oman


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Muscat and Oman

See Oman.
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Muscat and Oman

n
(Placename) the former name (until 1970) of (the Sultanate of) Oman
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O•man

(oʊˈmɑn)

n.
1. Sultanate of. Formerly, Muscat and Oman. an independent sultanate in SE Arabia. 2,446,645; ab. 309,500 sq. mi. (119,969 sq. km). Cap.: Muscat.
2. Gulf of, a NW arm of the Arabian Sea, at the entrance to the Persian Gulf.
O•ma•ni (oʊˈmɑ ni) n., pl.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Muscat and Oman - a strategically located monarchy on the southern and eastern coasts of the Arabian PeninsulaMuscat and Oman - a strategically located monarchy on the southern and eastern coasts of the Arabian Peninsula; the economy is dominated by oil
Arab League - an international organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote cultural and economic and military and political and social cooperation
Arabia, Arabian Peninsula - a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf; strategically important for its oil resources
Gulf States - the countries in southwestern Asia that border the Persian Gulf
capital of Oman, Masqat, Muscat - a port on the Gulf of Oman and capital of the sultanate of Oman
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
Omani - a native or inhabitant of Oman
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