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(Placename) a city in NW Somalia: former capital of British Somaliland (1941–60) and functioning as the capital of the separatist republic of Somaliland; trading centre for nomadic herders. Pop: reliable recent estimates are not available


(hɑrˈgeɪ sə)

a city in NW Somalia. 400,000.
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Noun1.Hargeisa - a city in northwestern Somalia
Somalia - a republic in extreme eastern Africa on the Somali peninsula; subject to tribal warfare
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