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Noun: chad  chad
  1. A small piece of paper that is supposed to be removed when a hole is punched in a card or paper tape
Noun: Chad  chad
  1. A family of Afroasiatic tonal languages (mostly two tones) spoken in the regions west and south of Lake Chad in north central Africa
    - Chadic, Chadic language
  2. A landlocked desert republic in north-central Africa; was under French control until 1960
    - Republic of Chad, Tchad
  3. A lake in north central Africa; fed by the Shari river
    - Lake Chad

Derived forms: chads

Type of: Afrasian, Afrasian language, African country, African nation, Afroasiatic, Afro-Asiatic, Afroasiatic language, Hamito-Semitic, lake, paper

Part of: Africa

Encyclopedia: Chad, John