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addaword.gifdefinition of Arab Spring

noun
a series of activities ranging from political protests to civil war that happened in a number of Arab countries, including Libya, Egypt, Tunisia, and Syria, beginning in the early months of 2011
One of the most striking elements of the outside involvement in the Arab Spring is the failure of the Obama administration to develop a comprehensive approach in dealing with the uprisings.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 14/12/2011 10:54:00
Definition of Arab Spring from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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