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Bahrain

island kingdom in the Persian Gulf, from Arabic al-bahrayn "the two seas," from dual form of bahr "sea;" so called in reference to the bodies of water on either side of it. Related: Bahraini.

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Definitions of Bahrain from WordNet

Bahrain (n.)
an island in the Persian Gulf;
Synonyms: Bahrain Island / Bahrein / Bahrein Island
Bahrain (n.)
an island country in the Persian Gulf off the coast of Saudi Arabia; oil revenues funded progressive programs until reserves were exhausted in 1970s;
Synonyms: State of Bahrain / Bahrein
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