Jazirah, Al
geographical name — see Gezira

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Jazīrah, Al- — ▪ region, Middle East       (Arabic: “Island”), the northern reaches of Mesopotamia, now making up part of northern Iraq and extending into eastern Turkey and extreme northeastern Syria. The region lies between the Euphrates and Tigris rivers and …   Universalium

  • Al Jazirah Al Hamra — Infobox Settlement official name = Al Jazeerah Al Hamra nickname = motto = image map caption = pushpin subdivision type = Country subdivision name = United Arab Emirates subdivision type1 = Emirate subdivision name1 = Ras al Khaimah subdivision… …   Wikipedia

  • Al Jazirah (État) — 14° 30′ N 33° 30′ E / 14.5, 33.5 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Al- — a word in Arabic names meaning family or the house of : Al Saud, or the members of the house of Saud. [ < Ar al family] * * * Arabic definite article, meaning the. It prefixes Arabic nouns, from which it is generally separated by a hyphen when… …   Universalium

  • al- — var. of ad before l: allure. * * * Arabic definite article, meaning the. It prefixes Arabic nouns, from which it is generally separated by a hyphen when rendered in Latin script. In Britannica Concise Encyclopedia, entries are alphabetized under… …   Universalium

  • Al — ► contracción Contracción de la preposición a y el artículo el. * * * al 1 Contracción de la preposición «a» y el artículo «el»: ‘Nos vamos al campo’. 2 Se usa mucho delante de un verbo en infinitivo para expresar simultaneidad momentánea con la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • al — ► contracción Contracción de la preposición a y el artículo el. * * * al 1 Contracción de la preposición «a» y el artículo «el»: ‘Nos vamos al campo’. 2 Se usa mucho delante de un verbo en infinitivo para expresar simultaneidad momentánea con la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Al Qadarif — 14° N 35° E / 14, 35 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Al — /al/, n. a male given name: form of Albert, Alfred, Aloysius. Symbol, Chem. aluminum. * * * (as used in expressions) Abu al Fath Jalal al Din Muhammad Akbar Al Jazair Muhi al Din Muhammad Abu Ali al Husayn ibn Abd Allah ibn Sina Zahir al Din… …   Universalium

  • Al Jazirah (state) — Al Jazirah (Arabic: ولاية الجزيرة) (also Gezira) is one of the 26 states of Sudan. The state lies between the Blue Nile and the White Nile in the east central region of the country. It has an area of 23,373 km² and an estimated population of… …   Wikipedia

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