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British Somaliland

noun
1.
a former British protectorate in E Africa, on the Gulf of Aden: now the N part of Somalia.
Former official name Somaliland Protectorate.
Compare Somalia.
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British Somaliland

noun
1.
a former British protectorate (1884–1960) in E Africa, on the Gulf of Aden: united with Italian Somaliland in 1960 to form Somalia (or the Somali Republic); in 1991 the self-styled republic of Somaliland, covering the same area as the former British Somaliland, declared itself independent and continues to function largely as a separate entity, though without international recognition
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