Dubayy
or Dubai geographical name 1. sheikhdom, member of United Arab Emirates 1500 square miles (3885 square kilometers) 2. city, its capital population 265,702

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Dubayy — Dubaï ou Dubayy v. (265 700 hab.) et émirat du golfe Persique (3 750 km², 420 000 hab.). (V. émirats arabes unis.) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Dubayy — n. Dubai, port city in the northeast United Arab Emirates; sheikhdom, territory ruled by a sheik, jurisdiction of an Arab tribal leader …   English contemporary dictionary

  • United Arab Emirates — an independent federation in E Arabia, formed in 1971, now comprising seven emirates on the S coast (formerly, Pirate Coast or Trucial Coast) of the Persian Gulf, formerly under British protection: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al Qaiwain …   Universalium

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