Arab - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈærəb|
Brit.  |ˈærəb|

noun

- a member of a Semitic people originally from the Arabian peninsula and surrounding territories who speaks Arabic and who inhabits much of the Middle East and northern Africa (syn: arab, arabian)
- a spirited graceful and intelligent riding horse native to Arabia (syn: arab, arabian)

Examples

Arab League

The Arab tribes fused into a united and enthusiastic brotherhood.

Israel and its Arab neighbours

Granada's ancient Arab quarter

Council of Economic Arab Unity

Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development

Arab Monetary Fund

Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

Arab Maghreb Union

United Arab Emirates

the majority of Iraqi are Arab Shiite Muslims although Sunni Muslims control the government

The Arab peninsula was partitioned by the British

Arab Republic of Egypt

...Arab women ululating with grief....

Word forms

noun
singular: Arab
plural: Arabs
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