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  • 1 Arab — (n.) late 14c. (Arabes, a plural form), from O.Fr. Arabi, from L. Arabs (acc. Arabem), from Gk. Araps (gen. Arabos), from Arabic arab, indigenous name of the people, perhaps lit. inhabitant of the desert and related to Heb. arabha desert. Meaning …

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  • 2 Arab — An Arab ( ar. عربي, ʿarabi ) is a person who identifies as such on genealogical, [ [http://wordnet.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=arab Princeton Wordnet definition of Arab] .] [ [http://www.askoxford.com/concise oed/arab?view=uk AskOxford: Arab ] ]… …

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  • 3 ARAB POPULATION — GENERAL SURVEY Under the British Mandate, 1917–48 In 1917, at the time of the British conquest of Palestine during World War I, the country s Arabic speaking population numbered less than 600,000 persons; in 1947 it was estimated at 1,200,000.… …

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  • 4 Arab — /ar euhb/, n. 1. a member of a Semitic people inhabiting Arabia and other countries of the Middle East. 2. a member of any Arabic speaking people. 3. See Arabian horse. 4. Sometimes Offensive. a street peddler (esp. in Baltimore). 5. See street… …

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  • 5 Arab citizens of Israel — Infobox Ethnic group group = Arab citizens of Israel عرب إسرائيل (العرب الإسرائيليون) rlm;ערבים אזרחי ישראל Emile Habibi • Ahmed Tibi • Salah Tarif caption = population = 1,144,000 plus270,000 in East Jerusalem and the Golan Heights (2006) 19.7%… …

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  • 6 Arab (etymology) — The proper name Arab or Arabian (and cognates in other languages) has been used to translate several different but similar sounding words in ancient and classical texts which do not necessarily have the same meaning or origin. The etymology of… …

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  • 7 Arab World — The Arab World ( ar. العالم العربي; Transliteration: al alam al arabi) refers to Arabic speaking countries stretching from the Atlantic Ocean in the west to the Arabian Sea in the east, and from the Mediterranean Sea in the north to the Horn of… …

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  • 8 Arab Revolt — Warbox conflict=Arabia and Southern Arabia Campaigns partof=Middle Eastern theatre of World War I campaign= caption=Flag of the Arab Revolt date=June, 1916 October, 1918 place=Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon result=Armistice of Mudros Treaty …

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  • 9 Marsh Arab — noun a member of a semi nomadic Arab people inhabiting marshland in southern Iraq …

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  • 10 Demographics of the Arab League — Arab League This article is part of the series: Life in the Arab League …

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  • 11 United Arab Emirates — an independent federation in E Arabia, formed in 1971, now comprising seven emirates on the S coast (formerly, Pirate Coast or Trucial Coast) of the Persian Gulf, formerly under British protection: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al Qaiwain …

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  • 12 The Arab Mind — is a non fiction cultural psychology book by Raphael Patai, who also wrote The Jewish Mind . It was first published in 1973, and later revised in 1983. An update (Patai has since died) is planned for 2007.The book advocates a tribal group… …

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  • 13 Missriya Arab tribe — Missriya are a tribe of semi nomadic Arabs living in Kordofan, Sudan. Categories: Sudanese ArabsEthnic groups in SudanSudanese ethnic group stubs …

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  • 14 street Arab — street′ Ar ab (or ar ab) n. usage: This term, though not used as a deliberate slur, is sometimes perceived as insulting because of its reference to the nomadic Arabs. cvb off Sometimes Offensive. urchin; gamin • Etymology: 1860–65 …

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  • 15 Negev Bedouin — بدو النقب הבדואים בנגב A Bedouin man and camel in Negev Total population 160,000 Regions with significant populations …

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  • 16 Sudan, history of the — Introduction       history of the area from prehistoric and ancient times to the present. Ancient Nubia  The earliest inhabitants of what is now The Sudan can be traced to African peoples who lived in the vicinity of Khartoum in Mesolithic times… …

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  • 17 Tunisia — Tunisian Republic الجمهورية التونسية al Jumhūriyyah at Tūnisiyyah …

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  • 18 Racism in Africa — BotswanaSince the mid 1990s the central government of Botswana has been trying to move Bushmen out of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve even though the national constitution guarantees the Bushmen the right to live there in perpetuity. As of… …

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  • 19 Central Asian Arabic — Infobox Language name=Central Asian Arabic familycolor=Afro Asiatic states=Uzbekistan and Tajikistan fam2=Semitic fam3=West Semitic fam4=Central Semitic fam5=South Central Semitic fam6=Arabic lc1=abh|ld1=Tajiki Arabic|ll1=Tajiki Arabic… …

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  • 20 Bedouin — Bedouinism, n. /bed ooh in, bed win/, n., pl. Bedouins, (esp. collectively) Bedouin, adj. n. 1. an Arab of the desert, in Asia or Africa; nomadic Arab. 2. a nomad; wanderer. adj. 3. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Bedouin. Also,… …

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