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Côte d'Ivoire

Côte d'I·voire

 (dē-vwär′) also I·vo·ry Coast (ī′və-rē, īv′rē)
A country of western Africa on the Gulf of Guinea. Divided into various isolated kingdoms at the time of European discovery in the 15th century, it was organized as a French colony in 1893, became a part of French West Africa in 1904, and declared its independence in 1960. Yamoussoukro is the capital and Abidjan is the largest city and de facto administrative center.

I·vo′ri·an (ī-vôr′ē-ən), I·voir′i·an (ē-vwär′ē-ən) adj. & n.

Côte d'Ivoire

(French kot divwar)
(Placename) a republic in West Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea: Portuguese trading for ivory and slaves began in the 16th century; made a French protectorate in 1842 and became independent in 1960; major producer of coffee and cocoa. Official language: French. Religion: Muslim majority, with animist, atheist, and Roman Catholic minorities. Currency: franc. Capital: Yamoussoukro (administrative); Abidjan (legislative). Pop: 22 400 835 (2013 est). Area: 319 820 sq km (123 483 sq miles). Former name (until 1986): the Ivory Coast
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Noun1.Côte d'Ivoire - a republic in western Africa on the Gulf of GuineaCote d'Ivoire - a republic in western Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; one of the most prosperous and politically stable countries in Africa
Abidjan - city recognized by the United States as the capital of the Ivory Coast; largest city of the Ivory Coast
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
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For a study investigating zoonotic pathogens in rural habitats, we caught small mammals in 3 ecologic zones of Cote d'Ivoire: 1) dry bushland in northern Cote d'Ivoire, around Korhogo (2); semiarid bushland in central Cote d'Ivoire, around Bouake; and rainforest in southwestern Cote d'Ivoire, near the Tai National Park (j) (online Technical Appendix Figure, http://wwwnc.
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According to Flatin, "Mars Global Chocolate is committed to improving the farms and communities for cocoa farmers and their families within Cote d'Ivoire.
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Ghana had not yet lost the match, but the agony on their faces was palpable: agony caused by Ghana's missed chances; agony at the idea that on several occasions, Cote d'Ivoire had come close to scoring; and agony at the imagined horror that lay ahead, in the form of extra time, followed by a penalty shoot-out.
Si la Cote d'Ivoire a atteint le dernier stade de la competition a trois reprises et s'apprete a disputer sa quatrieme finale, le Ghana, par contre, animera sa neuvieme finale dans l'histoire de la CAN.
It also shows the relations of vibrant economic and trade cooperation existing between the two countries and the two heads of state's will to deepen them further, in keeping with ties that have always prevailed between the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire and the Kingdom of Morocco and the South-South cooperation principles.