from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A country of eastern Arabia on a peninsula in the southwest Persian Gulf. A traditional monarchy, it was under British protection from 1916 until 1971, when it became independent. Oil was first produced commercially in 1949, and its production still dominates Qatar's economy. Ethnic Qataris, Arabs of the Wahhabi sect, make up a quarter of the population, with the rest being immigrants and guest workers primarily from other Muslim countries. Doha is the capital and the largest city. Population: 907,000.
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- proper n. A country in the Middle East. Its official name is the, State of Qatar.
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- n. an Arab country on the peninsula of Qatar; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1971; the economy is dominated by oil
- n. a peninsula extending northward from the Arabian mainland into the Persian Gulf
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After all, he says, one of those bombs also passed unnoticed through neighboring airports in Qatar and Dubai.
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