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Definition of the noun Abu Dhabi

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  1. a sheikhdom of eastern Arabia and capital of the United Arab Emirates

Alternative definition of the noun Abu Dhabi

proper noun

  1. One of the United Arab Emirates, and the capital of UAE.


"Abu Dhabi" is a book by Clarence Mann.

  • also known as "Abu Dhabi: birth of an oil sheikhdom"

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Google previewThe Oil & Gas Year Abu Dhabi 2010

Abu Dhabi is a country that has the means and the intent to seriously develop alternative energy. BP applauds the Abu Dhabi government's aspiration to meet 30 percent of its energy needs from low carbon generation sources by 2020, with a ...

Google previewIntroduction to Asia (2005)

History, Culture, and Civilization

Abu Dhabi is a modern city built around the emir's palace between the desert and the sea to house the administrative and business needs of these enterprising and seven small oil-rich sheikdoms. Doha is situated in a very strategic place ...

Google previewTouching the City (2014)

Thoughts on Urban Scale by Timothy Makower

The Louvre Abu Dhabi is a project with some famously beautiful drawings. The ground-floor plan resembles an old neighbourhood in an Arab town. Small near- rectangular shapes cluster informally together, threaded through by winding sikkat ...

Google previewWhere Angels Travel There's Laughter and Trouble (2012)

by Christine Bruce

Abu Dhabi is a beautiful city and very clean.

Google previewClimate Finance (2009)

Regulatory and Funding Strategies for Climate Change and Global Development by Richard B. Stewart, Benedict Kingsbury, Bryce Rudyk

Abu Dhabi is an apt location for such a meeting of minds and call to action. As a flat, low-lying, desert country with an extensive Gulf coastline, ...

Google previewThe Report: Abu Dhabi 2007 (2007)

AL SOWAIDI: Abu Dhabi is an open, globalised economy. We cannot segregate ourselves from the international community in any way. FTAs consistent with World Trade Organisation rules are generally beneficial across the board. The GCC ...

Google previewDARE's Dictionary of Environmental Sciences and Engineering (2003)

by A.M.O. Mohamed, D. Chenaf, S. El-Shahed

El Shahed has translated a number of books among them "Archaeology of thé Arabian Gulf, a book by Michel Rice, published by thé Culturel Foundation, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2002; "About This Life", a book by Barry Lopez, published by thé ...

Google previewCapital Cities around the World: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture (2013)

An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture by Roman Adrian Cybriwsky

Abu Dhabi is the capital and second-largest city after Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a federation of seven emirates or principalities in the Middle East on coast of the Persian Gulf on the southeastern Arabian Peninsula.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Women in the Middle East and North Africa (2013)

by Ghada Hashem Talhami

But Abu Dhabi, the richest of the seven emirates and the earliest to develop its own oil fields, refused to accept Kuwaiti assistance. Under the tutelage of Abu Dhabi's ruler and the future UAE president, Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan al-Nahyan, ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Arab and Islamic Organizations (2001)

by Frank Clements

ABU DHABI FUND FOR ARAB ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (AFAED). This organization is important because of its regional significance to Arab States and to other Islamic countries in receipt of aid. The AFAED was established by charter in ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Yemen (2010)

by Robert D. Burrowes

Abu Dhabi, by far the richest, ...

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