United Arab Republic

United Arab Republic
geographical name 1. former union of Egypt & Syria (1958-61) 2. Egypt — a former name (1961-71)

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  • United Arab Republic — 1. former name for Egypt & Syria, united as a single nation (1958 61) 2. former name for EGYPT1 (1961 71) …   English World dictionary

  • United Arab Republic — Infobox Former Country native name = ar. الجمهورية العربية المتحدة Al Jumhūrīyah al ʿArabīyah al Muttaḥidah conventional long name = United Arab Republic common name = United Arab Republic continent = Afroasia region = Arab World religion = Islam …   Wikipedia

  • United Arab Republic — noun a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC • Syn: ↑Egypt, ↑Arab Republic of Egypt • Derivationally related forms: ↑Egyptian (for: ↑Egypt) …   Useful english dictionary

  • United Arab Republic — a name given the union of Egypt and Syria from 1958 to 1961; after that, the official name of Egypt alone until 1971. Abbr.: U.A.R. Cf. Egypt. * * * ▪ historical republic, Egypt Syria Arabic  Al Jumhūrīyah al ʿArabīyah al Muttaḥidah … …   Universalium

  • United Arab Republic — noun 1. a former republic in north eastern Africa, created by the union of Egypt and Syria in 1958, and dissolved by Syria s withdrawal in 1961. 2. the former official name of Egypt (until 1971). Abbrev.: UAR …   Australian English dictionary

  • United Arab Republic — noun Former country in the Middle East composed of the modern states of Egypt and Syria. Syn: UAR …   Wiktionary

  • United Arab Republic —  (Abbr. UAR.) Title used by Egypt and Syria together (1958–61) and by Egypt alone (1961–1971) …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • United Arab Republic — name referring to the former union of Egypt and Syria …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • United Arab Republic — the former name of Egypt …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • United Arab Republic — Unit′ed Ar′ab Repub′lic n. 1) geg a name given the union of Egypt and Syria from 1958 to 1961 2) the official name of Egypt from 1961 to 1971 Abbr.: U.A.R. Compare Egypt …   From formal English to slang

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