United Arab Emirates
- monarchy, E Arabia, composed of 7 emirates (formerly Trucial States); 30,000 sq. mi.; pop. 1,903,000; cap. Abu Dhabi.
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United Arab Emirates — country in E Arabia, on the Persian Gulf, consisting of seven Arab emirates (formerly called TRUCIAL STATES): 32,300 sq mi (83,657 sq km); pop. 1,622,000; cap. Abu Dhabi … English World dictionary
United Arab Emirates — [ju naɪtɪd ærəb e mɪərəts, englisch], Vereinigte Arabische Emirate … Universal-Lexikon
United Arab Emirates — an independent federation in E Arabia, formed in 1971, now comprising seven emirates on the S coast (formerly, Pirate Coast or Trucial Coast) of the Persian Gulf, formerly under British protection: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al Qaiwain … Universalium
United Arab Emirates — Infobox Country native name = دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة ArabDIN|Dawlat Al Imārāt al ‘Arabīya al Muttaḥida conventional long name = United Arab Emirates common name = United Arab Emirates demonym = Emirati national motto = God, Nation,… … Wikipedia
United Arab Emirates — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::United Arab Emirates <p></p> Background: <p></p> The Trucial States of the Persian Gulf coast granted the UK control of their defense and foreign affairs in 19th… … The World Factbook
United Arab Emirates — Émirats arabes unis Pour les articles homonymes, voir eau (homonymie). الإمارات العربية المتحدة (ar) … Wikipédia en Français
United Arab Emirates — noun a federation of seven Arab emirates on the eastern Arabian peninsula; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1971; rich in oil reserves • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Asian country, ↑Asian nation • Member Holonyms: ↑Arab League,… … Useful english dictionary
United Arab Emirates — noun A country in the Middle East. Official name: The United Arab Emirates; abbreviation: UAE, the Emirates … Wiktionary
United Arab Emirates — United Ar|ab Em|ir|ates, the UAE a country in the Middle East, between Qatar and Oman, made up of seven small ↑emirates, including Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Population: 2,407,000 (2001). Capital: Abu Dhabi. The land is mainly desert, but the country… … Dictionary of contemporary English
United Arab Emirates — Unit′ed Ar′ab Em′irates n. geg (used with a sing. or pl. v.) an independent federation in E Arabia, formed in 1971, now comprising seven emirates on the S coast of the Persian Gulf, formerly under British protection. 2,344,402; ab. 32,300 sq. mi … From formal English to slang