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Kuwait

Pronunciation: /ˌko͞oˈwāt/
/kəˈwāt/
A country on the northwestern coast of the Persian Gulf; population 2,692,500 (est. 2009); capital, Kuwait City; official language, Arabic.

With a history as a fishing and trading sheikhdom, Kuwait, since the 1930s, has become one of the world’s leading oil producers. Iraqi claims on the area led to the 1990–91 occupation and resulting Gulf War.

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Syllabification: Ku·wait

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