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Noun: Bahrain  baa'reyn
  1. An island country in the Persian Gulf off the coast of Saudi Arabia; oil revenues funded progressive programs until reserves were exhausted in 1970s
    - State of Bahrain, Bahrein
     
  2. An island in the Persian Gulf
    - Bahrain Island, Bahrein, Bahrein Island

Type of: Asian country, Asian nation, island

Part of: Arab League, Arabian Gulf, Asia, Gulf States, Persian Gulf

Encyclopedia: Bahrain, Pakistan