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Arab
American English: /ˈɛrəb/
British English: /ˈarəb/

Translation of Arab in Spanish:

adjective

  • 2
    also: Arab, arab
    (of a horse)
    Example sentences
    • But, caught on the continent's horn, it isn't of Africa - it is neither Arab north nor Bantu south.
    • In other words, seven-eighths of ancient Palestine now makes up Arab states, predominantly Jordan and Syria.
    • The main markets were in Germany, Austria, Italy, France, the US and Arab countries.

noun

  • 1 (person)
    Example sentences
    • Henceforth, he insisted that he was Emperor not only of the French but also of the North African Arabs.
    • Trans-Sahara trade with North Africans and Arabs began to transform these northern societies greatly.
    • Nearly 300,000 North African Arabs, for example, fought in the ranks of the Free French.
  • 2
    also: Arab, arab
    (horse)
    caballo (masculine) árabe

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