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  1. Dubai is the most populous city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates, and the second largest emirate by territorial size after the capital, Abu Dhabi.
  2. Dubai Municipality is the municipal body with jurisdiction over city services and the upkeep of facilities in the Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It was established in 1954 by the then crown prince of Dubai, Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum. In 2001, the municipality embarked on an e-government project to provide 40 of its city services online through its web portal.
    • also known as Dubai Municipality

There are other places with in their name, like Bur Dubai, Dubai Marina, Dubai Media City.


Dubai a.k.a. Dubai Inc. is a category of companies that are owned by the Government of Dubai.


Dubai is a fictional character from the 1998 film Nilaave Vaa.


  1. "Dubai" is a musical album of Billy Drummond.
    • released in (10 years ago)
  2. "Dubai" is a 1995 album by Billy Drummond.
    • released in (21 years ago)


"Dubai" is a book by Louise Nicholson.


  1. "Dubai" is a 2001 Malayalam thriller film directed by Joshiy with Mammootty, N. F. Varghese, Biju Menon and Anjala Zaveri in the main roles. The script for the film was done by Renji Panicker. Dubai, speaks about the fight of Ravi Mamman, a Dubai based business tycoon against his enemies.
  2. "Dubai" is a 2005 box office Filipino drama film shot in the United Arab Emirates, telling the story of three Overseas Filipino Workers who unexpectedly become connected by friendship and love. The film stars Aga Muhlach and John Lloyd Cruz, who play brothers, and Claudine Barretto, who plays the woman with whom the two men fall in love at the same time. The film was released by Star Cinema, ABS-CBN Film Productions.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Dubai

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Google previewHow To Write Creative Non-fiction - New (2013)

by Donna Kay Kakonge

With guaranteed sunshine, white, sandy beaches, international hotels and friendly locals, Dubai is a popular hot spot with Europeans. Your guide: Canadian soprano Michelle Todd has performed at Ontario's Shaw Festival and Stage West.

Google previewEngineering Earth (2011)

The Impacts of Megaengineering Projects by Stanley D. Brunn

Whether the Burj Dubai is a financial success for Emaar does not matter much beyond its share price, proving that the company can get something this huge together is the primary goal, because it will help Emaar be able to ink more deals for ...

Google previewDubai. Ediz. Inglese (2006)

by Terry Carter, Lara Dunston

Dubai is a very clean city compared to most in the region, though air pollution from the constant traffic is starting to become an...

One of the biggest problems facing Dubai is that much of the population appear to be uneducated or unconcerned ...

Google previewA Hedonist's Guide to Dubai (2009)

by Hallie Campbell, Collette Lyons

Dubai is an equestrian paradise, thanks to the horse-loving Al...

Google previewPort Management and Operations (2013)

by Giuseppe Saieva

Dubai is an interesting variation, as there inacreek canbe seen sailing vessels berthed and trading inamanner seeminglyuntouched bythe passing of time,while almost alongside lies a new stateoftheart container port.

Google previewThe Globalization Reader (2014)

by Frank J. Lechner, John Boli

anoint it as the cutting edge: Dubai is a prototype of the new post-global city, which creates appetites rather than solves problems...

Google previewDubai: Behind an Urban Spectacle (2009)

by Yasser Elsheshtawy

Thus, Dubai is a city of islands shaped like palm trees, a sail-like hotel, Pharaonic temples used as shopping malls, and the list goes on (figure 1.1). This representation becomes in the mind of many a Borgesian reality – this is the true Dubai.

Google previewThe Unofficial Guide to Dubai (2010)

by Collette Lyons

DUBAI IS A CITY THAT LOVES TO PARTY. Apart from the holy month of Ramadan, where no live music or entertainment is allowed (apart from the Arabic musicians who play the traditional oud at a very low level in restaurants), you will never ...

Google previewThe Love That Matters (2015)

Meeting Jesus in the Midst of Terror and Death by Charles H. Featherstone

even though it had some oil and gas, Dubai is a trading hub, and in the 1990s was prospering mainly on “re-exporting”—taking goods and repackaging them for ...

Google previewThe Hummer and the Mini (2006)

Navigating the Contradictions of the New Trend Landscape by Robyn Waters

Dubai is a modern high-rise city that's become the financial and trading capital of the Arab world, as well as being America and Europe's burgeoning new sports and leisure playland. Tiger Woods plays golf there, Venus and Serena Williams ...

Google previewThe Middle East and North Africa (2007)

by Rob Bowden

Dubai is a fast- growing air hub for international passenger and cargo traffic. Aden, in Yemen, is hoping to achieve the same with international shipping, since it is located where the Red Sea (leading to the Suez Canal) meets the Indian Ocean ...

Google previewIllicit Transnational Businesses in a Global Economy: How Criminals and Terrorists Pay the Bills (2009)

by Andre Keuck

Hawala activity often occurs within or near major industrial or criminal hubs; Dubai is a major transit point for deals, while five of Helmand Province's major hawala centres are also the five major opium hubs in Afghanistan.49 In 2002 it was ...

Google previewThe Concise Encyclopedia of The Great Recession 2007-2012 (2012)

by Jerry M. Rosenberg

DUBAI. By November 2008, the world financial crisis hit Dubai, slamming the door nearly shut on its galloping development. Projects were delayed as tourism was declining and the government explored ways to collect taxes. Life in the United ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Petroleum Industry (2009)

by M. S. Vassiliou

DUBAI CRUDE. A principal benchmark crude used as a reference especially for pricing Persian Gulf oil exported to Asia. Dubai crude, also called Fateh crude, is medium heavy, with an API gravity of 31.4°, and it is medium sour, at 2 percent ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica Almanac 2010 (2010)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

Beijing world's largest airport terminal Dubai International near Dubai , ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Arab-Israeli Conflict (2015)

by P R. Kumaraswamy

DUBAI KILLING. On 19 January 2010, Mahmoud Al-Mabhough, one of the founders of Izz Eddin al-Qassam, the militant wing of Hamas, was found ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Portal Technologies and Applications (2007)

by Tatnall, Arthur

Dubai companies with an aim to bring together buyers and sellers online (Husain Shakir, 2006). Tejari's main role in the DED alliance would be to facilitate online presence to DED members. The companies will be provided with a generic ...

Google previewOil: A Cultural and Geographic Encyclopedia of Black Gold [2 volumes] (2014)

by Xiaobing Li, Michael Molina

Dubai Petroleum Company discovered Falah Field in 1972 and Rashid Field in 1973, doubtless named after the sheikh. Dubai Petroleum was, however, initially puzzled about how to store oil in the shallow waters of the Persian Gulf, which the ...

Google previewClimate Change: An Encyclopedia of Science and History [4 volumes] (2013)

An Encyclopedia of Science and History by Brian C. Black, David M. Hassenzahl Ph.D., Jennie C. Stephens, Gary Weisel, Nancy Gift

Blending World Trade Center with Las Vegas decadence, Dubai now focuses around the Burj, with its mix of nightclubs, mosques, luxury suites, and boardrooms. In the Burj one finds the extravagant splendor of the world's first Armani hotel, ...

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My colleagues, while it is good that the Nation is finally focused on the critical issue of securing our ports, our rhetoric and our passion about Dubai must be matched by the funding necessary to keep our ports and our citizens safe. (Allyson Schwartz)
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