or Ha·dra·maut

[ hah-drah-mawt ]

  1. a region along the southern coast of Arabia, in the Republic of Yemen. About 204,000 sq. mi. (528,000 sq. km).

Origin of Hadhramaut

First recorded in 1730–40; from Arabic Ḥaḍramawt; further origin uncertain

Other words from Hadhramaut

  • Ha·dhra·mau·tian [hah-druh-maw-shuhn], /ˌhɑ drəˈmɔ ʃən/, adjective, noun

Words Nearby Hadhramaut

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How to use Hadhramaut in a sentence

  • There'd be seagulls feasting over that area, and there'd be vague tales about the happening in the bazaars of Hadhramaut.

    Space Tug | Murray Leinster

British Dictionary definitions for Hadhramaut



/ (ˌhɑːdrəˈmɔːt) /

  1. a plateau region of the S Arabian Peninsula, in SE Yemen on the Indian Ocean; formerly in South Yemen: corresponds roughly to the former East Aden Protectorate. Area: about 151 500 sq km (58 500 sq miles)

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