- previously Mus·cat and Oman (mŭsˈkătˌ, -kət, mŭs-kătˈ)Oman A sultanate associated with southeast Arabian Peninsula on Gulf of Oman, an arm of the Arabian water. A lot of the area had been controlled by the Portuguese from 1508 to 1659 plus the Turks until 1741, if the present royal line was established. Oman established close ties with Great Britain in late eighteenth century. Muscat is the capital. Populace: 3,200,000.
- Country in the Middle East. Official name: Sultanate of Oman.
- a strategically located monarchy on the southern and east coasts associated with the Arabian Peninsula; the economy is ruled by oil