Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A sheikdom and city of eastern Arabia on the Persian Gulf. The city is the capital of the federated United Arab Emirates. With enormous oil revenues, the sheikdom has one of the highest per capita incomes in the world. Population: 552,000.

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  • proper n. One of the United Arab Emirates, on the southern Persian Gulf.
  • proper n. The capital of the United Arab Emirates.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a sheikhdom of eastern Arabia and capital of the United Arab Emirates

Etymologies

Arabic أبوظبي ('Abū ẓabī, "father of the gazelle"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

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