Arabian


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Synonyms for Arabian

a member of a Semitic people originally from the Arabian peninsula and surrounding territories who speaks Arabic and who inhabits much of the Middle East and northern Africa

a spirited graceful and intelligent riding horse native to Arabia

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Felix seemed peculiarly happy and with smiles of delight welcomed his Arabian.
As night came on, Agatha and the Arabian retired early.
The Arabian Edrisi portrays it under the name of the Gulf of Colzoum, and relates that vessels perished there in great numbers on the sandbanks and that no one would risk sailing in the night.
Yes; a subterranean passage, which I have named the Arabian Tunnel.
That trout was, so to speak, out of the Arabian Nights.
It's an Arabian Night; that's what it is,' said Richard.
And now," he exclaimed, remembering the tale of the Arabian fisherman, which Faria had related to him, "now, open sesame
Dick," he said earnestly, "if only you'd believe it, the adventures in the Arabian Nights were as nothing compared with the present-day drama of foreign politics.
She would have liked to choke old Sedley, but she swallowed her mortification as well as she had the abominable curry before it, and as soon as she could speak, said, with a comical, good-humoured air, "I ought to have remembered the pepper which the Princess of Persia puts in the cream-tarts in the Arabian Nights.
Tangier is a foreign land if ever there was one, and the true spirit of it can never be found in any book save The Arabian Nights.
These birds were of enormous size, and reminded Zeb of the rocs he had read about in the Arabian Nights.
As to Mrs Wilkins, she dropt her pearls as fast as the Arabian trees their medicinal gums; for this was a ceremonial which that gentlewoman never omitted on a proper occasion.
My father was a missionary in the interior and one day there came a band of Arabian slave raiders.
We English, you know, are great walkers, while these Arabians had never walked since they were old enough to ride a horse.
Wars, in ancient time, seemed more to move from east to west; for the Persians, Assyrians, Arabians, Tartars (which were the invaders) were all eastern people.