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Oman

O·man

 (ō-män′) Formerly Mus·cat and Oman (mŭs′kăt′, -kət, mŭs-kăt′)
A sultanate of the southeast Arabian Peninsula on the Gulf of Oman, an arm of the Arabian Sea. Much of the area was controlled by the Portuguese from 1508 to 1650 and the Turks until 1741, when the present royal line was founded. Oman established close ties with Great Britain in the late 1700s. Muscat is the capital.

O·man′i (ō-mä′nē) adj. & n.

Oman

(əʊˈmɑːn)
n
(Placename) a sultanate in SE Arabia, on the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea: the most powerful state in Arabia in the 19th century, ruling Zanzibar, much of the Persian coast, and part of Pakistan. Official language: Arabic. Official religion: Muslim. Currency: rial. Capital: Muscat. Pop: 3 154 134 (2013 est). Area: about 306 000 sq km (118 150 sq miles). Former name (until 1970): Muscat and Oman

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Oman - a strategically located monarchy on the southern and eastern coasts of the Arabian PeninsulaOman - 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
Translations
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She was going there under the escort of a relative and old friend of hers, Dr Oliver Oman, who, though a scientific man of a somewhat bitter type, was enthusiastic for music, and would go even to church to get it.
Dr Oman was a very well-dressed gentleman indeed; well-featured, though almost dark enough for an Asiatic.
Cray slipped upstairs to change; Dr Oman and Miss Watson betook themselves solemnly down the street, with a string of other churchgoers; but Father Brown noticed that the doctor twice looked back and scrutinized the house; and even came back to the corner of the street to look at it again.
His garrulity was an instant arrested; for lifting his eyes, he saw what no one else saw--the black figure of Dr Oman standing on the sunlit lawn and looking steadily into the room.
Then Dr Oman said grimly: "The Major is a long time looking for the police.
in the direction of the Sea of Oman, between Arabia and the Indian Peninsula, which serves as an outlet to the Persian Gulf.
For four days, till the 3rd of February, the Nautilus scoured the Sea of Oman, at various speeds and at various depths.
In quitting this sea we sighted Muscat for an instant, one of the most important towns of the country of Oman.
Tour of Oman is an international cycling event which sees participants from around the world.
by Sports ReporterAction from the match between Oman and Pakistan in Oman Triangular Series hockey tournament at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex on Saturday.
The tax on tobacco in the Sultanate of Oman is set to double, according to senior officials at Oman's Ministry of Health.
Oman Drydock Company (ODC) has selected Said bin Homoud Al Mawali as Chief Executive Officer to succeed Stephan Aumann who announced earlier last year by the ASYAD (earlier Oman Global Logistic Group) board of directors in Duqm/Oman.