geographical name
Bah·​rain | \ bä-ˈrān How to pronounce Bahrain (audio) \
variants: or less commonly Bahrein

Definition of Bahrain

1 islands in the Persian Gulf off the coast of Arabia
2 an independent kingdom consisting of the Bahrain Islands; capital Manama (on Bahrain Island) area 293 square miles (760 square kilometers), population 1,443,000
3 island, largest of the Bahrain group, 27 miles (43 kilometers) long and connected with Saudi Arabia by the King Fahd Causeway

Other Words from Bahrain

Bahraini or less commonly Bahreini \ bä-​ˈrā-​nē How to pronounce Bahreini (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Bahrain.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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