What is Chad?

  • (noun): A lake in north central Africa; fed by the Shari river.
    Synonyms: Lake Chad
    See also — Additional definitions below


Chad (Arabic: تشاد‎,Tšād; French: Tchad i/ˈtʃæd/), officially known as the Republic of Chad, is a landlocked country in Central Africa. It is bordered by Libya to the north, Sudan to the east, the Central African Republic to the south, Cameroon and Nigeria to the southwest, and Niger to the west.

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Chad - Culture
... Because of its great variety of peoples and languages, Chad possesses a rich cultural heritage ... has actively promoted Chadian culture and national traditions by opening the Chad National Museum and the Chad Cultural Centre ... The music of Chad includes a number of unusual instruments such as the kinde, a type of bow harp the kakaki, a long tin horn and the hu hu, a stringed instrument that uses calabashes as ...
Tibesti Soda Lake
... Soda Lake is a highly saline, soda-type lake in the Tibesti Mountains of Chad ... Lakes in Chad Chad Fitri Fianga Katam Tibesti Soda Lake Yoa ...
The Nephew - Plot
... the death of his mother, an Irish immigrant, Chad has traveled overseas to the small island community which was his mother's hometown ... facing the initial prejudices of his mother's estranged family, Chad finds himself the unwitting center of an ongoing conflict between his uncle Tony (Donal McCann) and local bar owner Joe Brady (Pierce ... Further complications ensue when Chad develops a relationship with Brady's daughter Aislin (Aislin McGuckin), as her jealous friend Peter O'Boyce (David Quinn) looks on in disgust and ...

More definitions of "Chad":

  • (noun): A small piece of paper that is supposed to be removed when a hole is punched in a card or paper tape.
  • (noun): A landlocked desert republic in north-central Africa; was under French control until 1960.
    Synonyms: Republic of Chad, Tchad
  • (noun): A family of Afroasiatic tonal languages (mostly two tones) spoken in the regions west and south of Lake Chad in north central Africa.
    Synonyms: Chadic, Chadic language