biafran

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

Biafran (bɪˈæfrən)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to Biafra or its inhabitants
 
n
2.  a native or inhabitant of Biafra

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