South Arabia


South Arabia
1. Protectorate of, a former protectorate of Great Britain in S Arabia, now part of the Republic of Yemen.
2. Federation of, a short-lived federation in S Arabia, overlapping the Protectorate of South Arabia, now part of the Republic of Yemen.

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  • South Arabia — as a general term refers to several regions as currently recognized, in chief the Republic of Yemen; yet it has historically also included Najran, Jizan, and Asir which are presently in Saudi Arabia, and Dhofar presently in Oman. The frontiers of …   Wikipedia

  • South Arabia — /saʊθ əˈreɪbiə/ (say sowth uh raybeeuh) noun 1. Federation of, a federation in southern Arabia, lasting from 1959–67, comprising 16 states of the Protectorate of South Arabia and the state (formerly colony) of Aden. 2. Protectorate of, a former… …   Australian English dictionary

  • South Arabia — 1. Protectorate of, a former protectorate of Great Britain in S Arabia, now part of the Republic of Yemen. 2. Federation of, a short lived federation in S Arabia, overlapping the Protectorate of South Arabia, now part of the Republic of Yemen …   Useful english dictionary

  • South Arabia — South′ Ara′bia n. geg Protectorate of, a former protectorate of Great Britain in S Arabia, now part of Yemen …   From formal English to slang

  • South Arabia, Federation of — geographical name former British protectorate comprising crown colony of Aden & numerous semi independent Arab sultanates & emirates; made part of People s Democratic Republic of Yemen 1967 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Federation of South Arabia — Infobox Former Country native name = اتحاد الجنوب العربي conventional long name = Federation of South Arabia common name = South Arabia continent = moved from Category:Asia to the Middle East region = the Middle East country = Yemen era = Cold… …   Wikipedia

  • Protectorate of South Arabia — Infobox Former Country native name = محمية عدن conventional long name = Protectorate of South Arabia common name = South Arabia continent = moved from Category:Asia to the Middle East region = the Middle East country = Yemen era = Cold War status …   Wikipedia

  • Federation of South Arabia — noun See South Arabia (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Protectorate of South Arabia — /əˈreɪbiə/ (say uh raybeeuh) noun See South Arabia (def. 2) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Federation of South Arabia — Ittihad al Janub al ’Arabi formerly Aden Colony and Aden Protectorate …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games


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