Arab League


Arab League
Arab League, the
an organization of Arab countries in North Africa and southwest Asia, which was formed in 1945

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Arab League — a confederation formed in 1945 by Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Jordan, and Yemen and later joined by Libya, Sudan, Morocco, Tunisia, Kuwait, Algeria, Bahrain, Mauritania, Oman, Qatar, Somalia, and the United Arab Emirates. * * * or… …   Universalium

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  • Arab League — /ærəb ˈlig/ (say aruhb leeg) noun a voluntary association of sovereign Arab states, formed in 1945 to coordinate their policies and activities …   Australian English dictionary


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