emirate emirate  /ˈɛ mə rət/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the domain controlled by an emir
  2. (n) the office of an emir

Usage(s):

  1. Over the past few months, Dubai's glittering skyscrapers have been diminished by the alarms about the emirate's economic woes.
  2. The gulf emirate of Abu Dhabi got rich on the back of black gold, but its planned carbon-free city could represent the future of environmentalism.
  3. Firstly, Abu Dhabi is not a sister emirate.

News

  1. Prudential Financial Joins Abu Dhabi in Luxury-Home Wager

    Prudential Financial Inc. (PRU) , the second-largest U.S. life insurer, is joining with a government-controlled company in Abu Dhabi to bet on luxury residences on the emirate’s Saadiyat Island.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Kuwaiti Court Dissolves Assembly for Elections Under Amended Law

    Kuwait’s top court ordered the dissolution of parliament and the holding of elections under an amended voting law decreed by the emirate’s ruler and rejected by the opposition movement.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  3. Zaha Hadid, AECOM Partner for World Cup Stadium in Qatar

    Design will reflect the emirate's cultural heritage
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Contract Magazine

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Quotes

  1. "Israel is racing to make the situation a fait accompli and was quick to present itself as an oil emirate - ignoring the fact that, according to the maps, the deposit extends into Lebanese waters," Berri said. "Lebanon must take immediate...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Nabih Berri Source: Ha'aretz

  2. "The first plane will be delivered in the summer of 2013," Gallois said, adding that the deal was "proof of the confidence shared by Qatar Airways and the emirate of Qatar in European manufacturing."
    on May 30, 2007 By: Louis Gallois Source: Servihoo

  3. "That Dubai Ports World is owned by the emirate of Dubai, which actively supports the Arab economic boycott of Israel, should be grounds enough to torpedo any deal with the United States on port operations," said Abraham H. Foxman, ADL national...
    on Feb 28, 2006 By: Abraham Foxman Source: CNSNews.com

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