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chad 1

Syllabification: chad

noun

A piece of waste material removed from card or tape by punching.

Origin

1950s: possibly from Scots chad 'gravel, small stones' or dialect chat 'chip of wood'. It is not, as suggested, from the name of Mr. Chadless, inventor of a Chadless Keypunch: no such person has been found. Nor is it formed as an acronym from 'card hole aggregate debris'.

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Chad 2 Syllabification: Chad
A landlocked country in northern central Africa; population 10,329,200 (est. 2009); capital, N’Djamena; official languages, French and Arabic.

Much of the country lies in the Sahel, as well as the Sahara Desert in the north. A French colony from 1913, Chad became autonomous within the French Community in 1958 and fully independent as a republic in 1960. The country has been troubled by rebellions in the north since 1998

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