Ivory Coast

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I·vo·ry Coast

 (ī′və-rē, īv′rē)
2. A section of coastal western Africa along the Gulf of Guinea roughly corresponding to present-day Côte d'Ivoire. It was named for the large quantities of ivory traded there in precolonial times.

Ivory Coast

n
(Placename) the Ivory Coast the former name (until 1986) of Côte d'Ivoire

I′vory Coast′


n.
a republic in W Africa: formerly part of French West Africa; gained independence 1960. 15,818,068; 127,520 sq. mi. (330,275 sq. km). Cap.: Yamoussoukro. French, Côte d'Ivoire .
I•vo•ri•an (aɪˈvɔr i ən, aɪˈvoʊr-) adj. n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ivory Coast - a republic in western Africa on the Gulf of GuineaIvory Coast - 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
Translations
Pobřeží slonoviny
Elfenbenskysten
Norsunluurannikko
Côte d’IvoireCôte d'Ivoire
コートジボワール
Elfenbenskysten
Wybrzeże Kości Słoniowej
Coasta de Fildeş
Elfenbenskusten
Fildişi KıyısıFildişi Sahili

Ivory Coast

n
the Ivory Coast → la Côte d'Ivoireivory tower ivory-tower [ˌaɪvəriˈtaʊər]
ntour f d'ivoire
to live in an ivory tower → rester dans sa tour d'ivoire, vivre dans une tour d'ivoire
We hope that people here don't just live in an ivory tower → Nous espérons que les gens d'ici ne vivent pas dans une tour d'ivoire., Nous espérons que les gens d'ici ne restent pas dans leur tour d'ivoire.
modif
ivory-tower intellectuals → des intellectuels dans leur tour d'ivoire

Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast

n the Ivory Coastla Costa d'Avorio