Araby
geographical name Arabia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Araby — comprises the fictional or romanticised traditional counterpart to Arabia or to the Arab world. In the context of Edward Said s view of Orientalism, Araby exemplifies the exotic and mysterious nature of the Middle East.It can also refer to:*Arabi …   Wikipedia

  • Araby — Ar a*by, n. The country of Arabia. [Archaic & Poetic] [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Araby — [ar′ə bē, er′ə bē] archaic and old poet. name for ARABIA …   English World dictionary

  • Araby — /ar euh bee/, n. Literary. Arabia. [1125 75; ME Arabye < OF Arabie < L Arabia] * * * …   Universalium

  • Araby — Ar·a·by || ærÉ™bɪ n. Arabia, peninsula in the Middle East (includes Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Araby — Ar•a•by [[t]ˈær ə bi[/t]] n. Chiefly Literary. geg Arabia …   From formal English to slang

  • Araby — /ˈærəbi/ (say aruhbee) noun Poetic Arabia. {Middle English Arabye, from French} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Araby — n. poet. Arabia. Etymology: OF Arabie f. L Arabia f. Gk …   Useful english dictionary

  • Araby (Warhammer) — Araby is a location in the fictional world of Warhammer Fantasy. Geographically it roughly corresponds to the real world North Africa. The culture of Araby is based largely on historic Islamic Arab nations (hence the name Araby ) and as such… …   Wikipedia

  • Araby (short story) — Infobox short story | name = Araby title orig = translator = author = James Joyce country = flag|Ireland language = English series = genre = short story published in = Dubliners publication type = Collection publisher = media type = Print pub… …   Wikipedia

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