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

  • A peninsula of southwest Asia between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf. Politically, it includes Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, and Kuwait. Arabia has an estimated one third of the world's oil reserves.

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  • proper n. a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf; includes Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates.

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

  • n. a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf; strategically important for its oil resources

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From Latin Arabia. (Wiktionary)

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