Arafat, Yasir [(ar-uh-fat)]
The head of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) since 1968 and of the Palestinian Authority since 1994. He supported Saddam Hussein during the Persian Gulf War but is generally recognized as a moderate within the Palestinian leadership. He shared the Nobel Prize for peace in 1994. (See Oslo Accord.)
- Arafura sea
a part of the Pacific between N Australia and SW New Guinea. Historical Examples Sailing on, the sloop was at once in the Arafura Sea, where for days she sailed in water milky white and green and purple. Sailing Alone Around The World Joshua Slocum “The same purpose which takes us to the Arafura Sea,” […]
Mount, an extinct volcano in NW Armenia. 13,435 feet (4095 meters). noun Mount Aragats, a volcanic mountain in NW Armenia. Height: 4090 m (13 419 ft) Turkish name Alagez
- Arago man
the skeletal remains of Homo erectus of the middle Pleistocene Epoch found in a cave in the French Pyrenees.
Louis [lwee] /lwi/ (Show IPA), 1897–1982, French novelist, poet, and journalist. Spanish Aragón [ah-rah-gawn] /ˌɑ rɑˈgɔn/ (Show IPA). a region in NE Spain: formerly a kingdom; later a province. 18,181 sq. mi. (47,089 sq. km). Contemporary Examples The Santangel family was one of the wealthiest in King Ferdinand’s realm of Aragon. Columbus’ Forgotten Patron Mitchell […]