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
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They said common ones patients had taken this summer included Black Mamba, Pandora's Box, Ivory Wave and Annihilation.
Four years ago 20 Scots kids were taken to hospital after snorting a powerful party drug called Ivory Wave and sold as bath salts.
Most commonly called bath salts, these substances have a variety of other street names, including: Bloom, Blue Silk, Charge+, Hurricane Charlie, Ivory Snow, Ivory Wave, Lunar Wave, Ocean Burst, Ocean Snow, Pure Ivory, Purple Wave, Red Dove, Scarface, Sex-tacy, Snow Leopard, Stardust, Vanilla Sky, White Dove, White Knight, White Lightning, White Rush, and Zoom.
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Therefore, no one knows what they're taking when they use drugs like Ivory Wave, an amphetamine, or GBL, a paint stripper.
There were various types, including Dream, Spice and Ivory Wave, intended as a substitute to cocaine or cannabis.
Synthetic cathinones are commonly sold under pseudonyms, including bath salts, plant food, research chemical, Miaow, Meow Meow, 4-MMC, MMC, (12) Cloud 9, and Ivory Wave (Table 1).
For health and safety reasons, avoid the use of alcohol, prescription medicines, intoxicants, or similar products when bathing using Ivory Wave or any other collector's item sold on this site.
They are sold under a variety of names that include Ivory Wave, Cloud Nine, Bliss, Red Dove, Vanilla Sky and Hurricane Charlie.
These include A3A - reputed to be stronger than the now-banned notorious party drug mephedrone - Diablo, Eric 3 and Ivory Wave, all of which are believed to act as stimulants causing anxiety, agitation, paranoia and even psychotic states.
Tom Br a i l s f o r d , j o i n t commissioning manager for NHS Kirklees and Kirklees Council, said 'legal high' Ivory Wave contains potentially dangerous chemicals.
Ivory Wave is usually taken orally or snorted and can contain stimulants similar to ecstasy that keep users awake for days.