Abu Dhabi[ä′bo̵̅o̅ dä′bē]
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- largest emirate of the United Arab Emirates: c. 26,000 sq mi (67,340 sq km); pop. 670,000
- its chief city, on the Persian Gulf: capital of United Arab Emirates: pop. 363,000
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A sheikdom and city of eastern Arabia on the Persian Gulf. The city is the capital of the federated United Arab Emirates. With enormous oil revenues, the sheikdom has one of the highest per capita incomes in the world. Population: 552,000.