Arabian sea



the NW arm of the Indian Ocean between India and Arabia.
Contemporary Examples

One of them, the Ronald Reagan, is reportedly in the Arabian Sea, but it is not there to battle pirates.
Obama Lets the Pirates Off Stephen L. Carter July 21, 2011

Chinese engineers are building highways to link Tibet to the Arabian Sea through Pakistan.
America’s Menacing Pakistan Problem Bruce Riedel May 20, 2011

Is the Libyan war claiming casualties as far away as the Indian Ocean, the Arabian Sea, and the Gulf of Aden?
Obama Lets the Pirates Off Stephen L. Carter July 21, 2011

India already has a major aid program and is considering building a railroad to link Afghanistan to the Arabian Sea via Iran.
How to Repair the U.S. Pakistan Relationship Bruce Riedel June 3, 2012

He will take them into the lighthouse and up the spiral staircase to the top, which affords a spectacular view of the Arabian Sea.
An Excerpt from Between the Assassinations Aravind Adiga June 9, 2009

Historical Examples

They voyaged through the Arabian Sea, with the parched desert shores shimmering in the white hot sun.
Fair Harbor Joseph Crosby Lincoln

A drive along the picturesque shore of the Arabian Sea is an experience never to be forgotten.
Foot-prints of Travel Maturin M. Ballou

She would be a prize for the German gunboats in the Arabian Sea.
A Yankee in the Far East George Hoyt Allen

He was busy feeding little fishes in the Arabian Sea when it happened.
Just So Stories Rudyard Kipling

Our passage across the Arabian Sea was as smooth as the most timid of navigators could desire.
My First Voyage to Southern Seas W.H.G. Kingston

noun
the NW part of the Indian Ocean, between Arabia and India

Part of the Indian Ocean whose main arms include the Gulf of Oman to the northwest and the Gulf of Aden to the west.

Note: It is an important trade route between the Indian subcontinent and the states of the Persian Gulf and Mediterranean Sea.

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