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United Arab Republic

a name given the union of Egypt and Syria from 1958 to 1961; after that, the official name of Egypt alone until 1971.
Abbreviation: U.A.R.
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  • Evidently they were all scientists of different nationalities, except for two officers of the United Arab Republic consulate.

    The Egyptian Cat Mystery Harold Leland Goodwin
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United Arab Republic

the official name (1958–71) of Egypt
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