Koweit

Koweit

[koh-weyt]
noun

pro-Koweit, adjective
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Koweit (kəʊˈweɪt)
 
n
a variant of Kuwait

Kuwait or Koweit (kʊˈweɪt)
 
n
1.  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: 2 595 000 (2004 est). Area: 24 280 sq km (9375 sq miles)
2.  the capital of Kuwait: a port on the Persian Gulf. Pop: 1 225 000 (2005 est)
 
Koweit or Koweit
 
n

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