from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A former union of Egypt and Syria that lasted from 1958 until 1961. Yemen also joined the union in 1958, thus creating the United Arab States.
- See Egypt.
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- proper n. Former country in the Middle East composed of the modern states of Egypt and Syria.
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- n. a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC
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