Meaning of Biafra


Pronunciation: (bē-ä'fru), [key]
— n.
  1. a former secessionist state (1967–70) in SE Nigeria, in W Africa. Cap.: Enugu.
  2. a wide bay in the E part of the Gulf of Guinea, off the W coast of Africa.
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