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.
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Ivory Coast

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

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Ivory Coast

n the Ivory Coastla Costa d'Avorio
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