Somaliland


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So·ma·li·land

 (sō-mä′lē-lănd′, sə-)
A region of eastern Africa comprising present-day Somalia, Djibouti, and southeast Ethiopia. The area was a target of European colonization after the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869.

Somaliland

(səʊˈmɑːlɪˌlænd)
n
(Placename) a former region of E Africa, between the equator and the Gulf of Aden: includes Somalia, Djibouti, and SE Ethiopia

So•ma•li•land

(soʊˈmɑ liˌlænd, sə-)

n.
a coastal region in E Africa, including Djibouti, Somalia, and the Ogaden part of Ethiopia.
Translations

Somaliland

[səʊˈmɑːlɪlænd] NSomalia f

Somaliland

[səʊˈmɑːlilænd] nSomaliland m

Somaliland

nSomaliland nt

Somaliland

[səʊˈmɑːlɪˌlænd] npaesi mpl del Corno d'Africa
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