Definition of "kuwait" []

  • A state on the NW coast of the Persian Gulf: came under British protection in 1899 and gained independence in 1961; invaded by Iraq in 1990; liberated by US-led UN forces 1991 in the Gulf War: mainly desert. The economy is dependent on oil. Official language: Arabic. Official religion: Muslim. Currency: dinar. Capital: Kuwait. Pop: 2 695 316 (2013 est). Area: 24 280 sq km (9375 sq miles) (noun)
  • The capital of Kuwait: a port on the Persian Gulf. Pop: 1 225 000 (2005 est) (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "kuwait" in a sentence
  • "And before you laugh, there was a Swedish engineer that came up with a solution for putting out burning oil rigs in kuwait after the Gulf war."
  • "Reply to this qtya no abdu no body get paid in kuwait we all work 4 free maybe that’s why u left"
  • "Thats the problem with you hippies, always so pessimistic, once we take over Iran, we then have two major producers of oil, quick stop off in kuwait, and we’re all set, Gas for pennies at that point."
  • "The US Army currently has a brigade that was sent to Iraq that is still in kuwait."
  • "Sagan demanded we not liberate kuwait and give in to Saddam."