Definition of Ras al-Khaimah in US English:

Ras al-Khaimah

proper noun

  • 1One of the seven member states of the United Arab Emirates; population 171,900 (est. 2009). It joined the United Arab Emirates in 1972, after the British withdrew from the Persian Gulf.

    1. 1.1 The capital of Ras al-Khaimah, a port on the Persian Gulf; population 107,900 (est. 2009).


Ras al-Khaimah

/ˌräs alˈkīmə/