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Biafra

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

/bɪˈæfrən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Biafra or its inhabitants
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Biafra

Biafra

/bɪˈæfrə/
noun
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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