HyperDic: niger

English > 2 senses of the word Niger:
NOUNobjectNiger, Niger Riveran African river
locationNiger, Republic of Nigera landlocked republic in West Africa
Niger > pronunciation
RhymesAlger ... wager: 53 rhymes with jher...
English > Niger: 2 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningAn African river; flows into the South Atlantic.
SynonymNiger River
Instance ofriverA large natural stream of water (larger / larger than a creek)
Part ofBenin, Republic of Benin, DahomeyA country on western coast of Africa
Guinea, Republic of Guinea, French GuineaA republic in western Africa on the Atlantic
Mali, Republic of Mali, French SudanA landlocked republic in northwestern Africa
Niger, Republic of NigerA landlocked republic in West Africa
Nigeria, Federal Republic of NigeriaA republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea
SpanishNíger, río Níger
English > Niger: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA landlocked republic in West Africa; gained independence from France in 1960; most of the country is dominated by the Sahara Desert.
SynonymRepublic of Niger
Instance ofAfrican country, African nationAny one of the countries occupying the African continent
MembersNigerienA native or inhabitant of Niger
Part ofAfricaThe second largest continent
PartsNiamey, capital of NigerThe capital and largest city of Niger
Niger, Niger RiverAn African river
SpanishNiger, Níger
AdjectivesNigerianof or relating to the people of Nigeria
Nigerianof or relating to Nigeria

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