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A former union (founded 1958) of Egypt and Syria, confederated with Yemen in the United Arab States. The union and the confederation collapsed in 1961, but Egypt retained the name United Arab Republic until 1971.
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(place, former) Egypt & Syria, united as a single nation (1958-61)
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Egypt (1961-71)
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Former country in the Middle East composed of the modern states of Egypt and Syria.
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