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The term '''Arab''' was a generic term given to apply to a wide variety of peoples whose common ground appears to be primarily that they were located in and around, the [[Middle East]] and [[Barbary|northern Africa]]. And that they were not [[Christian]]. The common mistake is to assume that an Arab is a [[Muslim]].
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The term '''Arab''' was a generic term given to apply to a wide variety of peoples whose common ground appears to be primarily that they were located in and around, the [[Middle East]] and [[Barbary|northern Africa]]. And that they were not [[Christian]]. The common mistake is to assume that an Arab is a [[Muslim]] and vice versa.
   
 
The word has a basis related to the desert in some [[language]]s.
 
The word has a basis related to the desert in some [[language]]s.

Latest revision as of 04:37, 11 July 2008

The term Arab was a generic term given to apply to a wide variety of peoples whose common ground appears to be primarily that they were located in and around, the Middle East and northern Africa. And that they were not Christian. The common mistake is to assume that an Arab is a Muslim and vice versa.

The word has a basis related to the desert in some languages.