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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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(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Oman
1. (Placename) of or relating to Oman or its inhabitants
2. (Peoples) of or relating to Oman or its inhabitants
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|Noun||1.||Omani - a native or inhabitant of Oman|
Muscat and Oman, Oman, Sultanate of Oman - a strategically located monarchy on the southern and eastern coasts of the Arabian Peninsula; the economy is dominated by oil
|Adj.||1.||Omani - of or relating to Oman or its people; "Omani oil producers"; "Omani ports"|
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