Arabian



of or relating to or its inhabitants.
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an inhabitant of .
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Contemporary Examples

But there are lots of spoilers in the Arabian desert who will try to undo the deal.
Yemen’s Dangerous Power Vacuum After President Saleh Bruce Riedel November 23, 2011

In Yemen, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has filled the void created by a decrepit justice system.
How U.S. Strikes on Syria Help al Qaeda Barak Barfi August 27, 2013

Several Arabian countries have secretly been urging the U.S. to take Iran out, the leaked diplomatic cables disclose.
How the State Department Can Stop the Next WikiLeaks James C. Goodale November 30, 2010

As the Arabian Peninsula flourished, the area became the center of cultural development.
When Saudi Arabia Ruled the World Emily Wilson October 30, 2014

He kicked off his stateside appearances with the Arabian Nights Extravaganza XXVII at the Paris Grand Ballroom in Las Vegas.
Gaza to Jersey: A Star is Born Maysoon Zayid November 24, 2013

Historical Examples

It makes reality of the magic carpet in the Arabian Nights Tales.
Nasby in Exile David R. Locke

But, Floyd, you look like a Turkish pasha or an Arabian emir.
Floyd Grandon’s Honor Amanda Minnie Douglas

All these occupied the southeastern and southern sections of the great Arabian peninsula.
The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas Jesse L. Hurlbut

It will be governed by the constitutional and liberal monarchy of an Arabian sultan.
The New World of Islam Lothrop Stoddard

My uncle Amos lent me the “Arabian Nights,” though my father strictly prohibited it.
Memoirs Charles Godfrey Leland

adjective
of or relating to Arabia or the Arabs
noun
another word for Arab

c.1300, adjective and noun; see Arab + -ian. As a prized type of horse, it is attested from 1660s. The Arabian bird was the phoenix.

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    the dromedary. Historical Examples It is much slower than the Arabian camel, seldom going at more than two and a half miles per hour. Bible Animals; J. G. Wood noun a domesticated camel, Camelus dromedarius, having one hump on its back and used as a beast of burden in the hot deserts of N Africa […]

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    . a tree, Coffea arabica, of the madder family, the principal species of coffee cultivated in Latin America and the chief coffee tree of commerce. the seeds of this tree. the beverage made from the ground seeds. Historical Examples Robusta coffee is by some authorities regarded as inferior in quality to Arabian coffee. The Philippine […]



  • Arabian desert

    a desert in Egypt between the Nile valley and the Red Sea. About 80,000 sq. mi. (207,000 sq. km). Also called Eastern Desert. the desert region in the N part of the Arabian peninsula. Contemporary Examples But there are lots of spoilers in the Arabian Desert who will try to undo the deal. Yemen’s Dangerous […]

  • Arabian gulf

    . an arm of the Arabian Sea, between SW Iran and Arabia. 600 miles (965 km) long. Historical Examples The same observations apply to Adule, the harbour on the Arabian Gulf. A Manual of Ancient History A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren The Troglodytica extended along the western side of the Arabian Gulf, from […]



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