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Abu Dhabi

Syllabification: A·bu Dha·bi
Pronunciation: /ˌäbo͞o ˈdäbē
 
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Definition of Abu Dhabi in English:

1The largest of the seven member states of the United Arab Emirates, lying between Oman and the Gulf coast; population 2,061,100 (est. 2009). The former sheikhdom joined the federation of the United Arab Emirates in 1971.
1.1The capital of the state of Abu Dhabi; population 896,800 (est. 2009). It is also the federal capital of the United Arab Emirates.

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