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Definitions for Arafat
ˈær əˌfæt, ˈɑr əˌfɑtarafat

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Arafat, Yasser Arafatnoun

    Palestinian statesman who was chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (1929-2004)

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Arafat is ranked #51281 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Arafat surname appeared 406 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Arafat.

    74.3% or 302 total occurrences were White.
    13.7% or 56 total occurrences were Asian.
    4.1% or 17 total occurrences were Black.
    3.9% or 16 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Arafat in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Arafat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Arafat in a Sentence

  1. Ariel Sharon:

    In Lebanon there was an agreement not to liquidate Yasser Arafat. I'm sorry that we didn't liquidate him.

  2. Bill Maher:

    Doesn't it behoove the people who rejected the half a loaf and continue to attack … Hamas's charter says they just want to wipe out The Israelis. Their negotiation position is' You all die,' the two-state solution has been on the table a number of times. There could be an Arab capital in East Jerusalem now if Yasser Arafat had accepted that in 2003. He did not.

  3. Itamar Marcus:

    The message has been the same throughout, the message started with [Yasser] Arafat and continues this day with Abbas.

  4. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    First of all, Arafat is wrong. Jerusalem is Israel's capital, will never be divided, and will remain the capital of the State of Israel, the capital of the Jewish people, for ever and ever.

  5. Kent Yalowitz:

    Arafat didn't accidentally approve money for terrorists.

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