Sultanate of Oman, an independent sultanate in southeastern Arabia. About 82,800 sq. mi. (212,380 sq. km). Capital: Muscat.: Formerly Mus·cat and O·man [muhs-kat] /mʌsˈkæt/ .
Gulf of Oman, a northwestern arm of the Arabian Sea, at the entrance to the Persian Gulf.
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How to use Oman in a sentence
Because Oman is a desert nation, this water would have to come from the ocean.A bold plan to save the planet turns carbon dioxide into stone | Douglas Fox | April 14, 2022 | Science News For Students
The foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain and the secretary-general of the Gulf Cooperation Council are all visiting China this week for talks on boosting trade and security cooperation.China hosts string of Gulf officials in sign of growing influence | Barak Ravid | January 12, 2022 | Axios
Oman, Qatar and Taiwan also went against the global trend of abandonment of capital punishment and resumed executions.The Death Penalty Declines As Global Recorded Executions Reach Lowest Level in a Decade | Agnès Callamard | April 21, 2021 | Time
Total video views are around 601 million in those markets where the campaign has gone live — Turkey, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Oman and Bahrain, per PepsiCo.‘We don’t post much organic content’: Pepsi sees TikTok as a pay-to-play platform | Seb Joseph | April 19, 2021 | Digiday
The next domino to fall is seen to be the relatively moderate Oman.
They “hook up” in a manner that makes the casual sex of the 1960s seem like an arranged marriage in Oman.Up to a Point: They Made Me Write About Lena Dunham | P. J. O’Rourke | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Harry was in Oman for a charity polo match earlier this week, the Sentebale Polo Cup.Harry Chats With Ginger Spice Geri At F1 In Abu Dhabi | Tom Sykes | November 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I know for a fact that in my own case Oman was asked to mediate on our behalf directly by the US government.One Former Hostage Says Negotiate With ISIS, And Pay Ransoms If You Must | Sarah Shourd | September 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
One of the easiest ways to access the Empty Quarter is by guided expedition from Salalah, Southern Oman.It’s a Big, Big World: Sights That Make You Feel Small | Lonely Planet | December 24, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Oman had stated that it was opposed to the upgrading of the Gulf Cooperation council to a union that would be similar to the EU.
“You'll go up them 'ere stairs, young 'Oman; you'll not put a foot in the kitchen to-night,” he says more doggedly.Checkmate | Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
From one remote stall came a ray of torch-light, and the chatter of merchants discussing the profits of the last Oman caravan.God Wills It! | William Stearns Davis
Well, ef she aint de beatenes' w'ite 'Oman dis side er kingdom come, you kin des shoot me.Nights With Uncle Remus | Joel Chandler Harris
I aint seed you sence you 'uz a little bit er baby, en now yer you is mighty nigh a grown 'Oman.Nights With Uncle Remus | Joel Chandler Harris
As Sir Hugh observes, "I like not when a 'Oman has a great peard."
British Dictionary definitions for Oman
a sultanate in SE Arabia, on the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea: the most powerful state in Arabia in the 19th century, ruling Zanzibar, much of the Persian coast, and part of Pakistan. Official language: Arabic. Official religion: Muslim. Currency: rial. Capital: Muscat. Pop: 3 154 134 (2013 est). Area: about 306 000 sq km (118 150 sq miles): Former name (until 1970): Muscat and Oman
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Cultural definitions for Oman
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