Malagasy Republic


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Malagasy Republic

Malagasy Republic

n
(Placename) the former name (1958–75) of Madagascar

Mad•a•gas•car

(ˌmæd əˈgæs kər)

n.
an island republic in the Indian Ocean, about 240 mi. (385 km) off the SE coast of Africa: formerly a French colony; gained independence 1960. 14,873,387; 226,657 sq. mi. (587,041 sq. km). Cap.: Antananarivo. Formerly, Malagasy Republic.
Mad`a•gas′can, n., adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Malagasy Republic - a republic on the island of MadagascarMalagasy Republic - a republic on the island of Madagascar; achieved independence from France in 1960
Madagascar - an island in the Indian Ocean off the southeastern coast of Africa; the 4th largest island in the world
Antananarivo, capital of Madagascar - the capital and largest city of Madagascar
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
Madagascan - a native or inhabitant of Madagascar
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The countries included in this report are India, South Korea, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Reunion Island, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Belgium, Netherlands, Sweden, Czech Republic, South Africa, Malagasy Republic, United States, Canada, Australia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia, and Other Countries
Seventy-five years later, the Malagasy Republic was proclaimed on October 14, 1958, as an autonomous state within the French Community.
In 1969, he was appointed ambassador to the Malagasy Republic -- now known as Madagascar -- which ejected him in 1971 after the country's president accused him of fomenting a coup.