French Somaliland

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French Somaliland

French Somaliland

n
(Placename) a former name (until 1967) of Djibouti

Dji•bou•ti

(dʒɪˈbu ti)

n.
1. Formerly, French Somaliland , French Territory of the Afars and Issas. a republic in E Africa, on the Gulf of Aden: a former overseas territory of France; gained independence 1977. 447,439; 8960 sq. mi. (23,200 sq. km).
2. the capital of this republic, in the SE part. 290,000.
Dji•bou′ti•an, adj., n.
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