abu dhabi

A·bu Dha·bi
A a


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ah-boo dah-bee]
    • /ˈɑ bu ˈdɑ bi/
    • /ˈæ.buː ˈdɑː.bi/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ah-boo dah-bee]
    • /ˈɑ bu ˈdɑ bi/

Definitions of abu dhabi words

  • noun abu dhabi a sheikhdom (emirate) of SE Arabia, on the S coast of the Persian Gulf: the chief sheikhdom and capital of the United Arab Emirates, consisting principally of the port of Abu Dhabi and a desert hinterland; contains major oilfields. Pop: 476 000 (2005 est). Area: 67 350 sq km (25 998 sq miles) 3
  • noun abu dhabi largest emirate of the United Arab Emirates: c. 26,000 sq mi (67,340 sq km); pop. 670,000 3
  • noun abu dhabi its chief city, on the Persian Gulf: capital of United Arab Emirates: pop. 363,000 3
  • noun abu dhabi an independent federation in E Arabia, formed in 1971, now comprising seven emirates on the S coast (formerly, Pirate Coast or Trucial Coast) of the Persian Gulf, formerly under British protection: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al-Qaiwain, Ras al-Khaimah (joined 1972), and Fujairah. About 32,300 sq. mi. (83,657 sq. km). Capital: Abu Dhabi. Abbreviation: U.A.E. 1

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abu dhabi popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 37% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 53% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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