Yemen
geographical name country S Arabia bordering on Red Sea & Gulf of Aden; a republic formed 1990 by merger of Yemen Arab Republic (capital Sanaa) with People's Democratic Republic of Yemen (or Southern Yemen (capital Aden) capital Sanaa area 203,849 square miles (527,969 square kilometers), population 12,961,000 ) • Yemeni adjective or nounYemenite noun or adjective

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  • YEMEN — YEMEN, country in S.W. corner of the Arabian Peninsula; capital, Sanʿa. The Land and the People The southern part of the Arabian Peninsula is called al Yaman (the south), after which the country is named in the West. In pre Islamic times there… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Yemen — Yémen ‫ﺍﻟﺠﻤﻬﻮﺭﯾّﺔ اليمنية Al Jumhuriyah al Yamaniyah‬ (ar) République du Yémen (fr) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • yémen — ● yémen nom masculin (de Yémen, nom propre) Fourrure plate, moirée, du chevreau d Arabie. Yémen (république du) état du S. O. de la péninsule Arabique (créé en 1990 et réunissant la rép. arabe du Yémen, au N., et la rép. dém. et pop. du Yémen, au …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Yemen — [yem′ən] country on the S tip of the Arabian Peninsula: formed (1990) by the merger of the Yemen Arab Republic, or North Yemen, and a country directly east of it, the People s Democratic Republic of Yemen, or South Yemen: 214,287 sq mi (555,001… …   English World dictionary

  • Yemen — Yemen, land i Arabien. Se artiklen: Yemen …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Yemen — southwestern region of Arabia, from Arabic Yemen, lit. the country of the south, from yaman right side (i.e., south side, if one is facing east). The right side regarded as auspicious, hence Arabic yamana he was happy, lit. he went to the right,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Yemen — Yemen, s. Jemen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Yemen — Yemen, Teil der Arab. Halbinsel, s. Jemen …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Yemen — Republic of Yemen الجمهورية اليمنية al Jumhūrīyah al Yamanīyah …   Wikipedia

  • Yemen — /yem euhn, yay meuhn/, n. 1. Republic of, a country in S Arabia, formed in 1990 by the merger of the Yemen Arab Republic and the People s Democratic Republic of Yemen. 13,972,477; 207,000 sq. mi. (536,130 sq. km). Cap.: (political) San a. Cap.:… …   Universalium

  • Yemen — Este artículo o sección se refiere o está relacionado con un evento actualmente en curso. Para el artículo sobre las protestas, véase Protestas de Yemen de 2011. La información de artículo es susceptible de estar sujeta a cambios frecuentes. Por… …   Wikipedia Español

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