Meaning of “Arab” in the English Dictionary

"Arab" in British English

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Arabnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈær.əb/ us /ˈer.əb/

a person from Western Asia or North Africa who speaks Arabic as a first language


uk /ˈær.əb/ us /ˈer.əb/ also Arabian, uk /əˈreɪ.bi.ən/ us

belonging to or relating to Arabs or their countries:

The Arab countries include Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Syria, and Egypt.
the Arabian peninsula

(Definition of “Arab” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Arab" in American English

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Arabadjective, noun [ C ]

us /ˈær·əb/

a person whose language is Arabic, an important language of the Middle East, or who comes from an Arabic-speaking country, esp. in the Middle East

(Definition of “Arab” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)