Trucial States
Former name for Trucial Oman, the precursor of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), comprising most of those small Arab coastal states (then sheikhdoms) on the Persian Gulf, under Bitish protectorate since the 1820 General Maritime Treaty; previously known as Pirate Coast.

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  • Trucial States — see UNITED ARAB EMIRATES * * * …   Universalium

  • Trucial States — V. émirats arabes unis (hist.) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Trucial States —   [ truːsjəl steɪts, englisch], ehemalige amtliche Bezeichnung für die Vereinigten Arabischen Emirate …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Trucial States — see UNITED ARAB EMIRATES …   English World dictionary

  • Trucial States — plural noun Former name (until 1971) for the United Arab Emirates on the S coast of the Persian Gulf, so called from being in treaty with Britain • • • Main Entry: ↑truce …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trucial States — Flagge der Trucial States …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Trucial States — Tru|cial States the Trucial States a former name for the United Arab Emirates …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Trucial States — /ˈtruʃəl/ (say troohshuhl) plural noun former name of United Arab Emirates. Also, Trucial Sheikhdoms, Trucial Coast, Trucial Oman …   Australian English dictionary

  • Trucial States — geographical name see United Arab Emirates …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Trucial States — ( see United Arab Emirates) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

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