Ra's al Khaymah

geographical name
Ra's al Khay·​mah | \ ˌräs-al-ˈḵī-mə How to pronounce Ra's al Khaymah (audio) , -ˈkī- \
variants: or Ras al-Khaimah

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sheikhdom on the Persian Gulf, a member of the United Arab Emirates population 287,000

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“Ra's al Khaymah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ra%27s%20al%20Khaymah. Accessed 1 Jun. 2020.

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