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Noun Synset: 108791167

Words: Middle_East, Mideast, Near_East

Gloss: the area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam; had continuous economic and political turmoil in the 20th century; "the Middle East is the cradle of Western civilization"

instance hypernym 108574314 - geographic_area, geographic_region, geographical_area, geographical_region
member region 101289631 - Operation_Desert_Storm
member region 101302449 - Arab-Israeli_War, Six-Day_War, Six_Day_War
member region 101302683 - Arab-Israeli_War, Yom_Kippur_War
member region 104614244 - zarf
member region 107683617 - pita, pocket_bread
member region 107867164 - falafel, felafel
instance hyponym 108791978 - Mashriq
part meronym 108792083 - Fertile_Crescent
part meronym 108792295 - Israel
part meronym 108792548 - Israel, Sion, State_of_Israel, Yisrael, Zion
part meronym 108897065 - Arab_Republic_of_Egypt, Egypt, United_Arab_Republic
part meronym 108910668 - Iran, Islamic_Republic_of_Iran, Persia
part meronym 108913434 - Al-Iraq, Irak, Iraq, Republic_of_Iraq
part meronym 108915159 - Levant
part meronym 108927186 - Hashemite_Kingdom_of_Jordan, Jordan
part meronym 108929243 - Koweit, Kuwait, State_of_Kuwait
part meronym 108957381 - Lebanese_Republic, Lebanon
part meronym 108993288 - Kingdom_of_Saudi_Arabia, Saudi_Arabia
part meronym 109033333 - Syria, Syrian_Arab_Republic
part meronym 109039411 - Republic_of_Turkey, Turkey

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