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Qatar Line breaks: Qatar
Pronunciation: /kaˈtɑː/

Definition of Qatar in English:

A sheikhdom occupying a peninsula on the west coast of the Persian Gulf; population 833,300 (est. 2009); official language, Arabic; capital, Doha. The country was a British protectorate from 1916 until 1971, when it became a sovereign independent state. Oil is the chief source of revenue.

Words that rhyme with Qatar

Telstar • sitar • Ishtar • co-star

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