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(Placename) the French name for Chad
1. the small paper disks or squares formed when holes are punched in punch cards, punch-card ballots, or paper tape.
2. one of these disks or squares.
[1935–40; orig. uncertain]
1. Lake, a lake in Africa at the junction of Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria. 5000 to 10,000 sq. mi. (13,000 to 26,000 sq. km) (seasonal variation).
2. Republic of, a republic in N central Africa, E of Lake Chad: a member of the French Community. 7,557,436; 501,000 sq. mi. (1,297,590 sq. km). Cap.: N'Djamena.French, Tchad.
Chad′i•an, n., adj.
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|Noun||1.||Tchad - a landlocked desert republic in north-central Africa; was under French control until 1960|
capital of Chad, Fort-Lamy, Ndjamena, N'Djamena - the capital and largest city of Chad; located in the southwestern on the Shari river
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
Chadian - a native or inhabitant of Chad