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An important province of South-Western Persia; it consists chiefly of the alluvial plains which are either drained or watered by the Kārūn River and its affluents the Diz and the Jarrāhi. 'Arabistān falls Page: 116[F0034-000610] naturally, in its tribal and narrower administrative aspect, into two parts or sub-provinces which may be styled Northern 'Arabistān and Southern 'Arabistān respectively; and each of these, in so far as it differs from the other, is described in the article bearing its name in this Gazetteer.


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“'ARABISTĀN”, in: Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman and Central Arabia Online, Edited by: Brill. Consulted online on 24 September 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-447X_loro_COM_040048>
First published online: 2015

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