Definition of Ras al-Khaimah in English:

Share this entry

Ras al-Khaimah

Pronunciation: /ˌräs alˈkīmə/
1One of the seven member states of the United Arab Emirates; population 171,900 (est. 2009). It joined the United Arab Emirates in 1972, after the British withdrew from the Persian Gulf.
1.1The capital of Ras al-Khaimah, a port on the Persian Gulf; population 107,900 (est. 2009).

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Ras al-Khai·mah

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.