Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th 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 noun a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf; includes Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates.

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

Etymologies

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From Latin Arabia.

Examples

  • ARABIA, Nov. 25, 2009 For the past 1,400 years, the faithful have flocked to the holy city of Arabia, November 22: Swine flu has killed four pilgrims in Saudi Arabia for the annual hajj,

    WN.com - Photown News

  • ARABIA, Nov. 25, 2009 For the past 1,400 years, the faithful have flocked to the holy city of Arabia, November 22: Swine flu has killed four pilgrims in Saudi Arabia for the annual hajj, minister said on Saturday that the kingdom will not bar anyone considered high-risk for swine flu from performing the Haj pilgrimage this year, though he ... minister said Saturday that the kingdom will not ban anyone considered high risk for swine flu from performing the hajj pilgrimage this ...

    WN.com - Articles related to Heavy rains soak pilgrims in Haj

  • Yet the night - march in Arabia is detestable (Pilgrimage iii.).

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The bulk of the people are Moslems, all are also Orientals; and they are Orientals in Arabia and Egypt who belong to the desert -- a special type of civilization-for Arabia is a desert with oases, and Egypt is a desert with one long oasis, the Nile valley.

    The Egyptian and Arabian Problems

  • Christians in Arabia is described by Pocock from Sharestani,

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • Anymore of a would be acting president that bends over and kisses the hand of a muslim King of Saudia Arabia is a disgrace and he will embarass and cause the death of whole lot of American Soldiers before he is through.

    Levin: Obama needs to 'connect the dots' Tuesday

  • 440 Bestiality, very rare in Arabia is fatally common amongst those most debauched of debauched races, the Egyptian proper and the Sindis.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • His IMAX film, "Arabia," is currently in development along with others.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • His IMAX film, "Arabia," is currently in development along with others.

    Denis Delestrac

  • Them wingnuts love their holy-roller theocracies, but Saudi Arabia is a good 2nd choice!

    Think Progress » Limbaugh vows to flee the country if health care passes.

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