Definitions

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  • adjective of a leaf shape; having leaflets or lobes radiating from a common point

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Examples

  • The group's real-estate unit, Nakheel, builder of Dubai's palm-shaped islands, is seen to be at the center of the financial problems that have plagued its parent.

    Dubai Kicks Off Cityscape Amid Oversupply Concerns

  • This is, after all, Dubai, where exuberant developers planned not one but three palm-shaped island chains and erected the glass-clad Burj Khalifa -- more than twice the height of the Empire State Building -- alongside an indoor ski resort.

    Why Emirates Airlines' Ambition Scares Its Competition

  • This is, after all, Dubai, where exuberant developers planned not one but three palm-shaped island chains and erected the glass-clad Burj Khalifa -- more than twice the height of the Empire State Building -- alongside an indoor ski resort.

    Why Emirates Airlines' Ambition Scares Its Competition

  • He said the shark was in good health when it was released Thursday morning off the east side of the palm-shaped island, one of several artificial islands off the city-state's coast.

    Dubai hotel releases whale shark back into the wild

  • This is, after all, Dubai, where exuberant developers planned not one but three palm-shaped island chains and erected the glass-clad Burj Khalifa -- more than twice the height of the Empire State Building -- alongside an indoor ski resort.

    Why Emirates Airlines' Ambition Scares Its Competition

  • This is, after all, Dubai, where exuberant developers planned not one but three palm-shaped island chains and erected the glass-clad Burj Khalifa -- more than twice the height of the Empire State Building -- alongside an indoor ski resort.

    Why Emirates Airlines' Ambition Scares Its Competition

  • Nakheel, which built Dubai's well-known palm-shaped island, said it would use the money to help pay down its two big bonds, restructure debt with other financial creditors and pay off unpaid bills.

    Dubai World, Nakheel Get $9.5 Billion Injection

  • Nakheel, which built Dubai's well-known palm-shaped island, said it would use the money to help pay down its two big bonds, restructure debt with other financial creditors and pay off unpaid bills.

    Dubai World, Nakheel Get $9.5 Billion Injection

  • But to some extent, the restructuring proposal involves the emirate doubling down on its damaged economic model, underlined by its continued belief that Nakheel — the constructor of the iconic palm-shaped islands that have become a symbol of excess — is a key part of the economy.

    Dubai's Generous Restructuring Proposal

  • But to some extent, the restructuring proposal involves the emirate doubling down on its damaged economic model, underlined by its continued belief that Nakheel — the constructor of the iconic palm-shaped islands that have become a symbol of excess — is a key part of the economy.

    Dubai's Generous Restructuring Proposal

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