Arab World

  1. Proper noun.  (as a minimum) refers to Arabic-speaking independent states where Arabic is the main official and spoken language.
  2. Proper noun.  (as a maximum) refers to all states, territories and populations in North Africa, Western Asia and elsewhere where Arabic is a language of a significant minority or is a co-official language (including Israel, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia and South Sudan) or a territory is not recognised as independent, such as Palestine and Western Sahara. .

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This entry was last updated on RefTopia from its source on 3/20/2012.