Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city and sheikhdom of eastern United Arab Emirates on the Persian Gulf. Oil was discovered here in the 1960s, and in subsequent decades Dubai has grown into an international business hub.

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  • proper noun One of the emirates of the United Arab Emirates
  • proper noun Capital city of the emirate.

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  • noun port city in the United Arab Emirates on the Persian Gulf

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Examples

  • DUBAI — The killing of Hamas military commander Mahmoud Al Mabhouh in Dubai on Jan. 20 is a reminder that the sheikdom, which prides itself on being a regional business hub, also serves as a center for more nefarious activities.

    Hamas Killing Exposes Dubai's Dark Side

  • DUBAI — The killing of Hamas military commander Mahmoud Al Mabhouh in Dubai on Jan. 20 is a reminder that the sheikdom, which prides itself on being a regional business hub, also serves as a center for more nefarious activities.

    Hamas Killing Exposes Dubai's Dark Side

  • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Tiger Woods 'business partners in Dubai on Wednesday wouldn't comment on the golfer's personal woes, but say despite the emirate's ... var news_amount = 1;

    Jose Antonio Vargas: With The Rise of Social Media, No Privacy for Tiger Woods

  • DUBAI — The killing of Hamas military commander Mahmoud Al Mabhouh in Dubai on Jan. 20 is a reminder that the sheikdom, which prides itself on being a regional business hub, also serves as a center for more nefarious activities.

    Hamas Killing Exposes Dubai's Dark Side

  • DUBAI — Dubai stocks retreated and the price of insuring against a default in the city-state rose on Monday, on the second day of market upheaval following news that flagship corporation Dubai World may offer creditors just 60% of the money they are owed as part of a deal to reschedule $22 billion in debt.

    Dubai Debt Talks Hit Markets

  • DUBAI — At least two of the 26 suspects sought by Dubai police for the alleged killing of a top Hamas leader appear to have entered the U.S. shortly after his death, according to people familiar with the situation.

    Two Dubai Suspects Traveled to U.S.

  • DUBAI — DP World said Wednesday adjusted full-year profit slumped 46% as falling cargo traffic cut into earnings, but the Dubai government-controlled ports operator flagged signs of a recovery for 2010.

    DP World's Profit Slides 46%

  • DUBAI — DP World said Wednesday adjusted full-year profit slumped 46% as falling cargo traffic cut into earnings, but the Dubai government-controlled ports operator flagged signs of a recovery for 2010.

    DP World's Profit Slides 46%

  • DUBAI — DP World said Wednesday adjusted full-year profit slumped 46% as falling cargo traffic cut into earnings, but the Dubai government-controlled ports operator flagged signs of a recovery for 2010.

    DP World's Profit Slides 46%

  • DUBAI — The killing of Hamas military commander Mahmoud Al Mabhouh in Dubai on Jan. 20 is a reminder that the sheikdom, which prides itself on being a regional business hub, also serves as a center for more nefarious activities.

    Hamas Killing Exposes Dubai's Dark Side

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