Trucial Oman, Trucial States
geographical name — see United Arab Emirates

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Trucial Oman — /oh mahn / a former name of United Arab Emirates. Also called Trucial Sheikdoms, Trucial States. * * * …   Universalium

  • Trucial Oman — /oh mahn / a former name of United Arab Emirates. Also called Trucial Sheikdoms, Trucial States …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trucial Oman — Tru•cial O•man [[t]ˈtru ʃəl oʊˈmɑn[/t]] n. geg a former name of United Arab Emirates Also called Tru′cial Coast′, Tru′cial States . Etymology: truce+ ial, referring to a maritime truce made in 1835 between Britain and certain Omani sheiks …   From formal English to slang

  • Trucial States — /ˈtruʃəl/ (say troohshuhl) plural noun former name of United Arab Emirates. Also, Trucial Sheikhdoms, Trucial Coast, Trucial Oman …   Australian English dictionary

  • Trucial States — Flagge der Trucial States …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Trucial States — noun Former name for Trucial Oman, the precursor of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), comprising most of those small Arab coastal states (then sheikhdoms) on the Persian Gulf, under Bitish protectorate since the 1820 General Maritime Treaty;… …   Wiktionary

  • trucial — ˈtrüshəl, üsēəl adjective Usage: often capitalized Etymology: truce (I) + ial; from the maritime truce made in 1835 between the British government and several Arab states of the Oman peninsula : of, relating to, or involving several territorial… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Muscat and Oman — Sultanate of Muscat and Oman مسقط وعمان Independent state ← …   Wikipedia

  • Sultan of Oman's Armed Forces — القوات المسلحة لسلطان عمان Founded 1966 Service branches …   Wikipedia

  • List of dominant sovereign states and their servient territories — This list, though not quite complete, contains a widely varied spectrum of colonies, protectorates, mandates, trust territories, occupied or annexed states, dependent territories and other political entities that were (or in some cases are)… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”