Meaning of South Arabia

South' Ara'bia

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a former protectorate of Great Britain in S Arabia, now part of the Republic of Yemen.
  2. a short-lived federation in S Arabia, overlapping the Protectorate of South Arabia, now part of the Republic of Yemen.
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