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 (kä′tər, KHŭt′ər, kə-tär′)
A country of eastern Arabia on a peninsula in the southwest Persian Gulf. A traditional monarchy, it was a British protectorate from 1916 until 1971, when it became independent. Oil was first produced commercially in 1949, and its production still dominates Qatar's economy. Doha is the capital and the largest city.

Qa·tar′i adj. & n.


(kæˈtɑːrɪ) or


1. (Placename) of or relating to Qatar or its inhabitants
2. (Peoples) of or relating to Qatar or its inhabitants
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Qatar
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Qatari - a native or inhabitant of Qatar
Katar, Qatar, State of Katar, State of Qatar - an Arab country on the peninsula of Qatar; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1971; the economy is dominated by oil
Arab, Arabian - a member of a Semitic people originally from the Arabian peninsula and surrounding territories who speaks Arabic and who inhabits much of the Middle East and northern Africa
Adj.1.Qatari - of or concerning Qatar or its inhabitants; "the Qatari ruling family"; "Qatari oil wells"
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