Qatar

geographical name
Qa·​tar | \ ˈkä-tər How to pronounce Qatar (audio) , ˈgä-, ˈgə-; kə-ˈtär\

Definition of Qatar

country in eastern Arabia on a peninsula projecting into the Persian Gulf; an independent emirate; capital Doha area 4473 square miles (11,586 square kilometers), population 2,364,000

Other Words from Qatar

Qatari \ kə-​ˈtär-​ē How to pronounce Qatari (audio) , gə-​ \ adjective or noun

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