HyperDic: nigeria

English > 1 sense of the word Nigeria:
NOUNlocationNigeria, Federal Republic of Nigeriaa republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea
Nigeria > pronunciation
Soundsnayjhih'riyah
RhymesAbyssinia ... zinnia: 217 rhymes with iyah...
English > Nigeria: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; gained independence from Britain in 1960; most populous African country.
SynonymFederal Republic of Nigeria
Instance ofAfrican country, African nationAny one of the countries occupying the African continent
Member ofOrganization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries, OPECAn organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the production and sale of petroleum
MembersNigerianA native or inhabitant of Nigeria
Part ofAfricaThe second largest continent
PartsAbuja, capital of Nigeria, Nigerian capitalCapital of Nigeria in the center of the country
IbadanA large Yoruba city in southwestern Nigeria
KatsinaA city in northern Nigeria
LagosChief port and economic center of Nigeria
Maiduguri, Yerwa-MaiduguriA city in northeastern Nigeria
Niger, Niger RiverAn African river
ZariaA city in north central Nigeria
Region ofal Sunna Wal Jamma, Followers of the ProphetA resurgent Islamic fundamentalist organization based in Nigeria that is thought to be planning terrorist attacks
SpanishNigeria
CatalanNigeria, Nigèria
AdjectivesNigerianof or relating to Nigeria

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