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
More example sentences
  • 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.


1A native or inhabitant of Arabia.
Example sentences
  • They defined themselves by what they were not: not black, not girls, not Hispanic, not Arabian.
  • The Berbers put up resistance, particularly to the edict that both religious and political leaders could only be Arabian.
  • They even brought in some local Arabians in his honor.
1.1An Arab horse.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with Arabian

Bessarabian, Fabian, gabion, Sabian, Swabian

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