from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A country comprising an archipelago of low sandy islands in the Persian Gulf between Qatar and Saudi Arabia. It was the first Arabian country to strike oil (1932). A British protectorate after 1861, Bahrain became independent in 1971. Manama, on Bahrain Island, the largest in the archipelago, is the capital. Population: 709,000.
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- proper n. A country in the Middle East. Official name: Kingdom of Bahrain.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an island in the Persian Gulf.
- n. an island country in the Persian Gulf.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an island country in the Persian Gulf off the coast of Saudi Arabia; oil revenues funded progressive programs until reserves were exhausted in 1970s
- n. an island in the Persian Gulf
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UAE Channels Bag Five Gold Medals in Gulf Radio and TV Festival MANAMA (BAHRAIN) - Channels and production houses of the UAE bagged six awards - five gold medals and a silver - as the 11th Gulf Festival for Radio and Television Production concluded in Bahrain on Friday.
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BAHRAIN: Forty-five minutes after qualifying in 38 degrees centigrade had finished, the outline of Jenson Button's flameproof balaclava continued to be marked as clearly on his face as concern about those ahead of him on the grid for Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix.
SAEED AL BABLY, BAHRAIN MINISTRY OF INFORMATION: Well, first, the plane was flying from Bahrain to Cairo.
BAHRAIN Introduction: Mr Hassan Radhi, Advocate, Bahrain
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Valdivia's death was a non-combat related incident in Bahrain, which is located within the designated hostile fire zone.
It called Bahrain's decision to investigate the violence a "positive step towards holding any who may have used excessive force accountable."
Think Progress says more than $100K was raised in Bahrain, and more than $200K in India.