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Sierra Leone

Si·er·ra Le·one

(sē-ĕr′ə lē-ōn′, -ō′nē)
A country of western Africa on the Atlantic coast. Inhabited by the Temne when the Portuguese first visited the coast in 1460, the region was later settled by Mande-speaking peoples from present-day Liberia. In 1792 freed slaves were brought from Nova Scotia to found the colony of Freetown, which was transferred to British administration in 1808. The region became a British protectorate in 1896 and achieved independence in 1961. Sierra Leone became a republic in 1971. Freetown is the capital and the largest city.

Si·er′ra Le·o′ne·an adj. & n.

Sierra Leonean

(sɪˈɛərə lɪˈəʊnɪən)
adj
1. (Placename) of or relating to Sierra Leone or its inhabitants
2. (Peoples) of or relating to Sierra Leone or its inhabitants
n
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Sierra Leone
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Sierra Leonean - a native or inhabitant of Sierra Leone
Republic of Sierra Leone, Sierra Leone - a republic in West Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1961
African - a native or inhabitant of Africa
Adj.1.Sierra Leonean - of or relating to Sierra Leone or its people; "Sierra Leonean politics"
Translations

Sierra Leonean

[sɪˈɛərəlɪˈəʊnɪən]
A. ADJsierraleonés
B. Nsierraleonés/esa m/f
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