Definition of Arabia
peninsula of southwestern Asia about 1200 miles (1930 kilometers) long and 1300 miles (2090 kilometers) wide including Saudi Arabia, Oman, Yemen, and the Persian Gulf States; in early times divided into Arabia Petraeaplay \pə-ˈtrē-ə\ “Rocky Arabia” (the northwestern part), Arabia Desertaplay \di-ˈzər-tə\ “Desert Arabia” (the northern part), and Arabia Felixplay \ˈfē-liks\ “Fertile Arabia” (the main part)
- —see also 1arabian
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