Type Political Subdivision & Region
Usage Ancient Greek, Ancient Roman, Basque, English, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish
Scripts Ἀραβία(Ancient Greek)
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Meaning & History
Of Semitic origin, but the precise meaning is uncertain, as the root word has many possible meanings in the Semitic languages.This is an alternative name for the Arabian Peninsula as well as for a historical Persian and Roman province.