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Noun: Katar  'kaa-tur or ku'taa(r) [N. Amer], ku'taa(r) [Brit]
  1. An Arab country on the peninsula of Qatar; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1971; the economy is dominated by oil
    - Qatar, State of Qatar, State of Katar
     
  2. A peninsula extending northward from the Arabian mainland into the Persian Gulf
    - Qatar, Qatar Peninsula, Katar Peninsula

Type of: Asian country, Asian nation, peninsula

Part of: Arab League, Arabia, Arabian Peninsula, Asia, Gulf States, OPEC, Organisation of Petroleum-Exporting Countries [Brit], Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries

Encyclopedia: Katar