Definition of Arabian in English:


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Pronunciation: /əˈreɪbɪən


  • Relating to Arabia or its inhabitants: I stepped out of the plane and into the Arabian summer heat
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    • Southern Iraq was inhabited by Arabian tribesmen, some of whom recognized the Sesanian monarchy.
    • Then, the camera shows the baffled Englishman looking like a lost tourist in a busy Arabian street, shouting ‘Hello?’
    • Amouage, an Arabian perfume manufacturer based in Oman used to provide perfume exclusively to royalty but has expanded its market around the world.


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  • 1A native or inhabitant of Arabia.
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    • They defined themselves by what they were not: not black, not girls, not Hispanic, not Arabian.
    • They even brought in some local Arabians in his honor.
    • The Arabians themselves were broken up into various clans who traced their lineage to Abraham and his son Ishmael.
  • 1.1An Arab horse.
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    • The rider had led Zawahiri back to the horse, the Arabian snorting a few times at the stranger.
    • When she began drinking the ice in the bottle shook, and the Arabian she was saddled on didn't seem to like the noise.
    • I prefer Warmbloods and Arabians, if there are no Thoroughbreds, for their outstanding speed, nimble strides, and excellent carriage.

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