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1. A country of the northeast Arabian Peninsula at the head of the Persian Gulf. Settled by Arab tribes in the early 1700s, it became a British protectorate in 1897 and an independent kingdom in 1961. Iraq invaded and occupied the country in 1990, sparking the Persian Gulf War (1991), which ended with Iraqi troops being driven out by a coalition of Arab and Western forces. With its major oil reserves, discovered in 1938, it has one of the highest per capita incomes in the world. The city of Kuwait is its capital.
2. also Kuwait City The capital of Kuwait, in the east-central part of the country on the Persian Gulf. It was heavily damaged during the Gulf War.

Ku·wait′i (-wā′tē) adj. & n.
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Noun1.Kuwait City - a seaport on the Persian Gulf and capital of KuwaitKuwait City - a seaport on the Persian Gulf and capital of Kuwait
State of Kuwait, Koweit, Kuwait - an Arab kingdom in Asia on the northwestern coast of the Persian Gulf; a major source of petroleum
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He added: "DSE is currently involved in the development of prominent retail projects like the Souk Al Kuwait, Souk Al Kabeer and Mall of Qatar as well as the expansion of the Mall of the Emirates across the GCC.
KUWAIT, Oct 8 (KUNA) -- South Korea defeated Kuwait 1-0 in the fourth round of Group 7 of World and Asian Cup qualifiers late Thursday at Al Kuwait Sports Club Stadium in Kuwait City.
Ongoing projects in Kuwait include the Sheikh Saad Sports Complex, Sheikh Jaber Cultural Center, Souk Al Kuwait, and Al Sager Cardiac Clinic.
The Head of Al Kuwait Hospital in Sana'a, Issa Alzubh, said that the hospital has been facing "tremendous logistical difficulties" in maintaining its presence.
Prospects of bilateral and multilateral cooperation were discussed at the consultations held between the foreign ministries of Tajikistan and Kuwait in Al Kuwait on Monday, reported the Tajikistani Foreign Ministry.
Meanwhile, Al Kuwait defeated Al Ahli of UAE 97-66 to finish third in the tournament, with Hamad Hassan top-scoring with 17 for the winners.
Police patrols rushed the man to Al Kuwait Hospital, from where he was shifted to Al Qassimi Hospital.
The Zakaat House of Kuwait, which for decades has funded social programs to assist the poor and needy in Guyana, such as orphanage programs and other philanthropic works through the Central Islamic Organisation of Guyana (CIOG), has agreed to fund the expansion and modernization of a mosque in Meten-meer-Zorg, a small rural community, which will be named Masjid al Kuwait, reports Caribbean News Now (May 7, 2013):
Yesterday's match was played at Al Kuwait Stadium in Kuwait City.
Similar centres were opened in Al Kuwait Primary School in 2012 and at Al Hudaibah Primary School for kindergarten students in 2011.
The apprentice finished a detached last of eight in the claimer won by Roy Bowring's High Five Society on 40-1 shot Fajer Al Kuwait, but that was the least of his problems.
The teams that qualified to the quarter-finals of the tournament are; Dohuk, Erbil (Iraq), Chonburi and Muang Thong United (Thailand), Al Wahdat (Jordan), Al Kuwait (Kuwait), Nasaf (Uzbekistan), and Persipura Jayapura (Indonesia).