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əˈreɪ bi əAra·bi·a

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Arabian Peninsula, Arabianoun

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


  1. Arabianoun

    a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf; includes Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Arabia

    the most westerly peninsula of Asia and the largest in the world, being one-third the size of the whole of Europe, consisting of (a) a central plateau with pastures for cattle, and fertile valleys; (b) a ring of deserts, the Nefud in the N., stony, the Great Arabian, a perfect Sahara, in the S., sandy, said sometimes to be 600 ft. deep, and the Dahna between; and (c) stretches of coast land, generally fertile on the W. and S.; is divided into eight territories; has no lakes or rivers, only wadies, oftenest dry; the climate being hot and arid, has no forests, and therefore few wild animals; a trading country with no roads or railways, only caravan routes, yet the birthland of a race that threatened at one time to sweep the globe, and of a religion that has been a life-guidance to wide-scattered millions of human beings for over twelve centuries of time.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Arabia

    The great peninsula of southwest Asia comprising most of the present countries of the Middle East. It has been known since the first millennium B.C. In early times it was divided into Arabia Petraea, the northwest part, the only part ever conquered, becoming a Roman province; Arabia Deserta, the northern part between Syria and Mesopotamia; and Arabia Felix, the main part of the peninsula but by some geographers restricted to modern Yemen. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p63)

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. arabia

    A tract of land in Western Asia; the terms Petræa (stony), Felix (happy), and Deserta are said to have been applied to its divisions by Ptolemy, about 140. Arabia was unsuccessfully invaded by Gallus, the Roman governor of Egypt, 24 B.C. In 622, the Arabians under the name of Saracens (which see), followers of Mohammed, their general and prophet, commenced their course of conquest. The Arabs greatly favored literature and the sciences, especially mathematics, astronomy, and chemistry. To them we owe our ordinary (Arabic) numerals and arithmetical notation.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Arabia

    The country of the Arabs, or “men of the desert.”

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Arabia in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Arabia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Arabia in a Sentence

  1. Prince Mohammed bin Salman:

    Saudi Arabia will go and implement all necessary rules and investigate deeply in order to achieve results. And to bring to justice those who are responsible for this heinous crime, and they will be put before courts.

  2. John Harris:

    Our play (in Saudi Arabia) is not only in the defense sector, but also in the commercial marketplace.

  3. Philippe Bolopion:

    Saudi Arabia has amassed an appalling record of violations in Yemen while a Human Rights Council member, u.N. member countries should stand with Yemeni civilians and suspend Saudi Arabia immediately.

  4. State John Kerry:

    Now we have the ability to begin to work together to address the concerns that Saudi Arabia and other countries have and that we have.

  5. Cinzia Bianco:

    They [ Saudi Arabia ] recognized that they need to make a very big move to really unify the anti-Houthi coalition, so, this is certainly a gesture toward the Houthis, to show that the anti-Houthi front which has long been very, very divided and fragmented is sort of seeking a new, second life.

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