or Ha·dra·maut

[ hah-drah-mawt ]
/ ˌhɑ drɑˈmɔt /


a region along the S coast of the Arabian peninsula, in the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen.
Related formsHa·dhra·mau·tian [hah-druh-maw-shuh n] /ˌhɑ drəˈmɔ ʃən/, adjective, noun
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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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