Biafra

Biafra

[bee-ah-fruh]
noun
1.
a former secessionist state (1967–70) in SE Nigeria, in W Africa. Capital: Enugu.
2.
a wide bay in the E part of the Gulf of Guinea, off the W coast of Africa.

Biafran, adjective, noun
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Biafra (bɪˈæfrə)
 
n
1.  a region of E Nigeria, formerly a local government region: seceded as an independent republic (1967--70) during the Civil War, but defeated by Nigerian government forces
2.  Bight of Biafra former name (until 1975) of (the Bight of) Bonny

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