Definitions for united arab republic

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Unit′ed Ar′ab Repub′lic(n.)

  1. a name given the union of Egypt and Syria from 1958 to 1961.

    Category: Geography (places)

  2. the official name of Egypt from 1961 to 1971.

    Ref: Abbr.: U.A.R.; Compare Egypt. 1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Egypt, Arab Republic of Egypt, United Arab Republic(noun)

    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


  1. United Arab Republic(ProperNoun)

    Former country in the Middle East composed of the modern states of Egypt and Syria.


  1. United Arab Republic

    The United Arab Republic, was a short-lived political union between Egypt and Syria. The union began in 1958 and existed until 1961, when Syria seceded from the union. Egypt continued to be known officially as the "United Arab Republic" until 1971. The President was Gamal Abdel Nasser. During the early years of its existence, it was a member of the United Arab States, a confederation with North Yemen.


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