peninsula in SW Asia, between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf: largely an arid desert plateau: c. 1,000,000 sq mi (2,590,000 sq km)
also Arabian Peninsula
also A·ra·bi·an Peninsula
A peninsula of southwest Asia between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf. Politically, it includes Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, and Kuwait. Arabia has an estimated one third of the world's oil reserves.
From Latin Arabia.