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A country of western Africa on the Gulf of Guinea. A variety of states were established in the region prior to the arrival of Europeans, including the Bornu, Benin, and Songhai empires. Exploited by Portuguese, British, French, and Dutch traders in the 1600s and 1700s, Nigeria was eventually claimed by the British, who consolidated the area into one colony in 1914. The country attained its independence in 1960. In 1991, the seat of government was moved from Lagos to the new capital, Abuja.
Ni·ge′ri·an adj. & n.
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1. (Placename) of or relating to Nigeria or its inhabitants
2. (Peoples) of or relating to Nigeria or its inhabitants
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Nigeria
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|Noun||1.||Nigerian - a native or inhabitant of Nigeria |
Federal Republic of Nigeria, Nigeria - a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; gained independence from Britain in 1960; most populous African country
African - a native or inhabitant of Africa
Edo - a member of a west African people living in the tropical forest region of southern Nigeria
Igbo - a member of the largest ethnic group in southeastern Nigeria; "most Igbo are farmers"
Yoruba - a member of a West African people living chiefly in southwestern Nigeria
|Adj.||1.||Nigerian - of or relating to Nigeria; "the Nigerian capital used to be Lagos"|
|2.||Nigerian - of or relating to the people of Nigeria; "a Nigerian novelist won the Nobel Prize for literature this year"|
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người Nigeriathuộc nước/người/tiếng Nigeria
A. ADJ → nigeriano
B. N → nigeriano/a m/f
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Nigerian[naɪˈdʒɪərɪən] adj & n → nigeriano/a
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Nigerian→ نَيجِيرِيٌّ Nigerijec, nigerijský nigerianer, nigeriansk Nigerianer, nigerianisch νιγηριανός nigeriano nigerialainen Nigérian Nigerijac, nigerijski nigeriano ナイジェリアの, ナイジェリア人 나이지리아 사람, 나이지리아의 Nigeriaan, Nigeriaans nigerianer, nigeriansk Nigeryjczyk, nigeryjski nigeriano нигериец, нигерийский nigerian, nigeriansk เกี่ยวกับไนจีเรีย, ชาวไนจีเรีย Nijerya, Nijeryalı người Nigeria, thuộc nước/người/tiếng Nigeria 尼日利亚人, 尼日利亚的
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