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YEMEN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Yemen mean? 

YEMEN (noun)
  The noun YEMEN has 1 sense:

1. a republic on the southwestern shores of the Arabian Peninsula on the Indian Ocean; formed in 1990

  Familiarity information: YEMEN used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


YEMEN (noun)


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Meaning:

A republic on the southwestern shores of the Arabian Peninsula on the Indian Ocean; formed in 1990

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Republic of Yemen; Yemen

Instance hypernyms:

Asian country; Asian nation (nations occupying the Asian continent)

Meronyms (parts of "Yemen"):

Aden (an important port of Yemen; located on the Gulf of Aden; its strategic location have made it a major trading center of southern Arabia since ancient times)

Al-Hudaydah; Hodeida (an important port in Yemen on the Red Sea)

Al-Mukalla; Mukalla (a port in southern Yemen on the Gulf of Aden east of Aden)

Sana; Sana'a; Sanaa (the capital and largest city of Yemen; on the central plateau)

Meronyms (members of "Yemen"):

Yemeni (a native or inhabitant of Yemen)

Domain member region:

Aden-Abyan Islamic Army; IAA; Islamic Army of Aden; Islamic Army of Aden-Abyan (Yemen-based terrorist group that supports al-Qaeda's goals; seeks to overthrow the Yemeni government and eliminate United States interests; responsible for bombings and kidnappings and killing Western tourists in Yemen)

Holonyms ("Yemen" is a part of...):

Arabia; Arabian Peninsula (a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf; strategically important for its oil resources)

Asia (the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations)

Holonyms ("Yemen" is a member of...):

Arab League (an international organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote cultural and economic and military and political and social cooperation)


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