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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arab  \Ar"ab\  (?;  277),  n.  [Prob.  ultimately  fr  Heb.  arabah  a 
  desert,  the  name  employed,  in  the  Old  Testament,  to  denote 
  the  valley  of  the  Jordan  and  Dead  Sea.  Ar  Arab,  Heb.  arabi, 
  arbi,  arbim:  cf  F.  Arabe,  L.  Arabs,  Gr  ?.] 
  One  of  a  swarthy  race  occupying  Arabia,  and  numerous  in 
  Syria,  Northern  Africa,  etc 
 
  {Street  Arab},  a  homeless  vagabond  in  the  streets  of  a  city, 
  particularly  and  outcast  boy  or  girl.  --Tylor. 
 
  The  ragged  outcasts  and  street  Arabs  who  are 
  shivering  in  damp  doorways.  --Lond.  Sat. 
  Rev. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Arab 
  n  1:  an  Arabic  speaking  person  who  lives  in  Arabia  or  N  Africa 
  [syn:  {Arab},  {Arabian}] 
  2:  a  spirited  graceful  and  intelligent  riding  horse  native  to 
  Arabia  [syn:  {Arabian},  {Arab}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Arab,  AL  (city,  FIPS  2116) 
  Location:  34.32964  N,  86.50013  W 
  Population  (1990):  6321  (2745  housing  units) 
  Area:  33.0  sq  km  (land),  0.2  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  35016 
  Arab,  MO 
  Zip  code(s):  63733 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Arab 
  ambush,  a  city  in  the  mountains  of  Judah  (Josh.  15:52),  now 
  Er-Rabiyeh. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Arab,  multiplying;  sowing  sedition;  a  window;  a  locust 
 




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