Abu-dhabi Definition

äbo͝o däbē
proper name
Largest emirate of the United Arab Emirates: c. 26,000 sq mi (67,340 sq km)
Webster's New World
Its chief city, on the Persian Gulf: capital of United Arab Emirates.
Webster's New World
pronoun
One of the United Arab Emirates, on the southern Persian Gulf.
Wiktionary
The capital of the United Arab Emirates.
Wiktionary
other
A sheikhdom and city of eastern Arabia on the Persian Gulf. The city is the capital of the United Arab Emirates. With enormous oil revenues, the sheikhdom has one of the highest per capita incomes in the world.
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Origin of Abu-dhabi

  • From Arabic أَبُوظَبِي (ʾabū ẓabī, “father of the gazelle”).

    From Wiktionary

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