An Emirate is the rough equivalent of a state or province in the US or Canada, although with much more autonomy. The United Arab Emirates is a federation of 7 emirates, and if not mistaken the ruler of each is known as an Emir.
More generally, am emirate is the area ruled by an emir, which is basically an Arab king. It could also refer to area under ones control. So basically, United Arab Emirates is like the United States, as it consists of 7 emirates.
Why do Aerospace Engineering students have to turn things in on time?
727LOVER From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 5722 posts, RR: 20 Reply 22, posted (2 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 5211 times:
Quoting flyguy89 (Reply 10): lol come on, a quick search on wikipedia will answer most of these questions
Hmmmmm....well considering that when I looked up Martin Luther King Jr. about 2 years ago on Wikipedia, and got "I'm a ni**er"., I thought I'd ask a.net. If I am bothering you with a silly question, DON'T PARTICIPATE.