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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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Kuwaiti Minister of Information and Youth Sheikh Salman Humoud Al Sabah in parliament during a session at the Kuwait's national assembly in Kuwait City on January 31, 2017.
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by Sports ReporterOmani fans pictured at the at Jaber International Stadium in Kuwait City ahead of the 23rd Gulf Cup final against the UAE.
Oman's goalkeeper Fayez Issa al-Rusheidi holds the trophy next to his teammates after his team won the Gulf Cup of Nations 2017 final football match between Oman and the UAE at the Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmad Stadium in Kuwait City
KUWAIT CITY -- Dozens of people took part in an authorised but rare protest Saturday in Kuwait City to denounce US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al Sabah made the remarks as a summit of the (P)GCC in Kuwait City concluded abruptly on Tuesday instead of Wednesday, with all the delegates leaving Kuwait after a closed session, Al Jazeera reported.
It was a large area located in southern Kuwait City above sea level between Al-Safat Square and Naif Palace and it was named (Mirqab) after the famous Arab word (Marqab) which means the high hill or land, said history researcher Abdullah Bin Nasser.
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