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Berbera

[bur-ber-uh] /ˈbɜr bər ə/
noun
1.
a seaport in Somalia, on the Gulf of Aden: former capital of British Somaliland.
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  • “You are going to Berbera, perhaps,” he went on, nowise discomfited by the rebuff.

    The River of Darkness William Murray Graydon
  • You must remember that British influence is little felt at Berbera.

    The River of Darkness William Murray Graydon
  • He had been raiding friendly tribes in the interior and there was a risk that he might attack Berbera.

  • When you arrive at Berbera, you will find them all encamped outside the town.

    In the grip of the Mullah F. S. Brereton
  • Yesterday afternoon the Arabs at Berbera massacred the garrison to a man, and are doubtless now marching on Zaila.

    The River of Darkness William Murray Graydon
  • Once you and Tom arrive at Berbera, you have only to ride out to this camp.

    In the grip of the Mullah F. S. Brereton
  • When Jim and his friend left Berbera, the news of an immediate advance was in the air, but this was contradicted a few days later.

    In the grip of the Mullah F. S. Brereton
  • But as you are not that, and not traders, then for what reason have you come to Berbera?

    In the grip of the Mullah F. S. Brereton
  • The trade is almost entirely with Aden, of which Berbera may be considered a commercial dependency.

  • Why, he knows well that the British Government is now buying camels here and training and equipping a native levy at Berbera.

    In the grip of the Mullah F. S. Brereton
British Dictionary definitions for Berbera

Berbera

/ˈbɜːbərə/
noun
1.
a port in N Somalia, (in the separatist area called Somaliland), on the Gulf of Aden. Pop: about 200 000 (2000 est)
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