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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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"Usually you get a call at 6am or 7am, and you'll agree to send $400 because you're half asleep," says Ismail, a softly-spoken Somalilander, during an interview in his West London office.
Offering their rationale for preserving the mass graves, a prominent Somalilander explained: It's very important that we at least go and see those graves and feel sorry that this kind of thing can happen to human beings...
Djibouti's last bid to revive Somalia did not stop at there, but they summoned North American Universities staffs such as Professor Ahmed Samater, a Somalilander but whose widely known belittlement of Somaliland's milestone is attributed to a certain ethnicity prejudice (abtiyaashi), to explain how Crisis Management or Exit Theories work out to Somalis from failed Somalia whereas Djibouti beautifully replays of Magool's revolutionary anthems including my favourite album " afrikay hurruday hadbaan cunaay huruddoy" " Africa fell asleep, prey birds are scavenging their corpses.," to motivate the dysfunctional or the dead conscience of Somali political leaders and then move them to tears!
Its healthcare system was destroyed by the war and "is only slowly reviving with assistance from international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), agencies of the United Nations, and private clinics." (123) Education has suffered, and eighty percent of Somalilander children were not in school in 2004.
Wales' Somali population is not large - official figures from the 2011 Census show there are 1,327 people describing themselves as Somali or Somalilander here - but it is the biggest Somali community outside London.
"Doing Ramadan in the UK is tough," says Abdirizak Mohamed, a British Somalilander who has started a meat processing factory in Somaliland.
"We need to develop this country, and for that you should be working eight hours a day, but that's not happening here," says Omaar, a British Somalilander who returned to Hargeisa to take advantage of perceived business opportunities in the emerging economy.
Hence one diaspora Somalilander from the UK was meeting his lawyer at Hargeisa's High Court re- garding a case against his own brother, as the latter wouldn't consider the informal option to resolve a disagreement about ownership of a shop in down- town Hargeisa.
Hence one diaspora Somalilander from the UK was meeting his lawyer at Hargeisa's High Court regarding a case against his own brother, as the latter wouldn't consider the informal option to resolve a disagreement about ownership of a shop in downtown Hargeisa.
"We need to develop this country, and for that you should be working eight hours a day, but that's not happening here," says Omar, a British Somalilander who returned to Hargeisa to take advantage of perceived business opportunities in the emerging economy.
Throughout her 77 years, Edna Anan Ismail has always been pitted against huge forces, but the Somalilander has nevertheless won more than her fair share of battles.