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1A member of a Semitic people, originally from the Arabian peninsula and neighboring territories, inhabiting much of the Middle East and North Africa.
- ‘The history of the Roman Empire figures in this story, but so do the Arabs and the Germans and the Slavs.’
- ‘Also present are Arabs as well as Asians whose ancestors came from India and Pakistan.’
- ‘Later, with the fall of the empire, it was settled by Germanic Visigoths, then Arabs and Moors.’
- ‘Henceforth, he insisted that he was Emperor not only of the French but also of the North African Arabs.’
- ‘Nearly 300,000 North African Arabs, for example, fought in the ranks of the Free French.’
- ‘Assyrians were in the region long before the British, the Ottomans, the Arabs, and the Kurds.’
- ‘Residents of Kirkuk are divided in roughly equal parts among three ethnic groups, Arabs, Turkmen, and Kurds.’
- ‘I visited it with a group called Chefs For Peace, which includes Arabs, Palestinians and Jews.’
- ‘With the signing of Zidane many French people and Arabs became Real Madrid fans.’
- ‘There has been a drop in the number of Asians, Africans and Arabs coming to the US.’
- ‘In 711 the peninsula was separated dramatically from the rest of Europe by an invasion of Arabs and Berbers from North Africa.’
- ‘It's on a par with exporting sand to the Arabs - an Englishman is selling haggis to the Scots.’
- ‘Though some members are Kurds, many are thought to be Arabs from around the Middle East.’
- ‘They share their classrooms with Arabs, Africans, and Vietnamese.’
- ‘Some Brits, Arabs, Jews, and maybe a couple of Americans were on it.’
- ‘Trans-Sahara trade with North Africans and Arabs began to transform these northern societies greatly.’
2An Arabian horse.
- ‘In her book The Myth of Napoleon's Horse, Jill Hamilton revealed that this horse was just one of many white Arabs in the imperial stables.’
- ‘It was these
Arab horses that were used as a calvary horse by the Moslems and taken to North Africa and into Spain and France.’
- ‘That blob of silver takes away from the arab's beautiful, large, wide-set eyes.’
- ‘Most are Arabs, for centuries bred for toughness and distance.’
- ‘The UK imported Arab horses in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century from Arabia.’
- ‘The horse was a beautiful palomino, part Arab, golden body, silver mane and tail and eye catching white markings on the legs and face.’
- ‘This part Arab was moving out at a canter.’
- ‘That blob of silver takes away from the Arab's beautiful, large, wide-set eyes.’
- ‘My mare is a small Arab, and even riderless she'll cross-canter a majority of the time.’
- ‘Finally came a little flea bitten gray mare that looked like an Arab/pony cross.’
- ‘Through selective breeding the Bedouins developed an Arab horse which was tough and yet beautiful.’
- ‘Many Arab horses were left behind when the Moslems left and were left to breed with local horses creating such breeds as the Andalusian horse.’
- ‘Oriental Arabs, thoroughbreds and half-bloods were imported and then bred into a plethora of Hungarian breeds.’
- ‘Racing changed its complexion as thoroughbreds replaced Arabs.’
- ‘I happen to own three of the beasts, along with one crazy Arab!’
- ‘Arabs tend to be very actively attuned and responsive to their riders, whether or not their riders intend for them to be.’
Relating to Arabia and the people of Arabia.‘Arab countries’
- ‘In other words, seven-eighths of ancient Palestine now makes up Arab states, predominantly Jordan and Syria.’
- ‘The ambassador returned to Alexandria's Arab quarter, disguised in a red tarboosh.’
- ‘Likewise, Arab sailors carried back ship loads of handicrafts from India.’
- ‘These are only a tiny fraction of the theories given by Arab viewers but, for the sake of brevity, I will not recount them all.’
- ‘But it wasn't until nearly 300 years later that Arab traders began to boil or roast these precious beans.’
- ‘It was here that he helped draw together the previously warring Arab tribes into a fighting force capable of attacking the Turkish enemy.’
- ‘Here's a piece about a public health magazine founded last year in Jerusalem and run by Jewish and Arab doctors.’
- ‘The heart of the book is a trip to Egypt, where the writer attempts to ‘understand Arab culture’.’
- ‘One of the problems has been the shortage of Arab speakers.’
- ‘In the past, several Arab leaders buttressed the feeling of Arab unity.’
- ‘Iraq, that legendary bastion of Arab culture and letters, is not represented in Frankfurt, by the way.’
- ‘But, caught on the continent's horn, it isn't of Africa - it is neither Arab north nor Bantu south.’
- ‘Improvements have occurred in Bangladesh, Pakistan and most Arab States.’
- ‘The main markets were in Germany, Austria, Italy, France, the US and Arab countries.’
Via Latin and Greek from Arabic ‘arab.
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