Trucial Oman
geographical name see United Arab Emirates

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Trucial Oman — [tro͞o΄shəl] region in E Arabia, on the coast (Trucial Coast) of the Persian Gulf: see UNITED ARAB EMIRATES …   English World dictionary

  • 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 Oman, Trucial States — geographical name see United Arab Emirates …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Trucial States — Flagge der Trucial States …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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 — 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

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