Afars and Issas


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A·fars and Is·sas

(ä′färs′; ī′səs), French Territory of

A•fars′ and Is′sas

(əˈfɑrz ənd ˈi sɑz)
n.
French Territory of the, a former name of Djibouti (def. 1).
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Noun1.Afars and Issas - a country in northeastern Africa on the Somali peninsulaAfars and Issas - a country in northeastern Africa on the Somali peninsula; formerly under French control but became independent in 1997
Arab League - an international organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote cultural and economic and military and political and social cooperation
capital of Djibouti, Djibouti - port city on the Gulf of Aden; the capital and largest city of Djibouti
Horn of Africa, Somali peninsula - a peninsula of northeastern Africa (the easternmost part of Africa) comprising Somalia and Djibouti and Eritrea and parts of Ethiopia
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
Djiboutian - a native or inhabitant of Djibouti