Lexicon:Arabia Felix

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Citation: Arabia Felix
Language: Latin
References: Post Captain, page 344
The Fortune of War, page 21
Meaning: Fortunate Arabia


The ancients knew of the bountiful coasts and inland oases of the Arabian peninsular; these days the phrase usually applies to modern Yemen.

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