Art | 29.05.2008
Three Top German Museums Set to Lend Art to Dubai
Three top German art museums have agreed to lend their paintings to Dubai on the shores of the Persian Gulf, where a citadel of high culture is planned using the emirate's vast oil wealth.citadel Hide phonetics
noun [C] ━━ n. （市街地を見おろす）とりで, 要塞; 拠点; 避難所.
1 a strong castle in or near a city, where people can shelter from danger, especially during a war:
The town has a 14th century citadel overlooking the river.
2 LITERARY a powerful organization in which finding a job is difficult for someone who does not know people who work there:
At the age of 32, she managed to enter one of the citadels of high fashion.
emir Hide phonetics
a ruler of particular Muslim countries in the Middle East:
the Emir of Kuwait
emirate Hide phonetics
a country ruled by an emir