[ hah-drah-mawt ]
/ ˌhɑ drɑˈmɔt /
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a region along the southern coast of Arabia, in the Republic of Yemen. About 204,000 sq. mi. (528,000 sq. km).
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Origin of Hadhramaut
First recorded in 1730–40; from Arabic Ḥaḍramawt; further origin uncertain
OTHER WORDS FROM HadhramautHa·dhra·mau·tian [hah-druh-maw-shuhn], /ˌhɑ drəˈmɔ ʃən/, adjective, noun
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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) /
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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