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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.
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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
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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.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
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Translations
Omán
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オマーン
오만
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ประเทศโอมาน
nước Oman

Oman

[əʊˈmɑːn] NOmán m
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Oman

[əʊˈmɑːn] nOman m
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Oman

nOman nt
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Oman

[əʊˈmɑːn] nl'Oman m
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Oman

عُمَّانٌ Omán Oman Oman Ομάν Omán Oman Oman Oman Oman オマーン 오만 Oman Oman Oman Omã Оман Oman ประเทศโอมาน Umman nước Oman 阿曼
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References in classic literature ?
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.
Cray introduced him civilly enough, as Dr Oman, but he showed such disfavour in his very face that Brown guessed the two men, whether Audrey knew it or not, were rivals.
Cray seemed to find something specially irritating in the small prayer-book in Oman's dark-gloved hand.
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.
"A very small thing," said Oman; "but it kept me restless in church till I came back to see that all was well.
Then Dr Oman said grimly: "The Major is a long time looking for the police."
Its course was N.N.E., 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. I admired its strange aspect, surrounded by black rocks upon which its white houses and forts stood in relief.
If you had asked her to describe herself, she would have answered, "I am a gentlew oman"; and if you had further inquired which of her numerous accomplishments took highest rank in her own esteem, she would have replied, "My powers of conversation." For the rest, she was Miss Pink, of South Morden; and, when that has been said, all has been said.
Abdulaziz Al Raisi, chief executive officer of Oman Air, stated: "Attracting new corporate meetings, conferences, incentives groups and events (Mice) is an important focus for Oman Air.