Djibouti: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ji-b'tē), [key]
— n.
  1. Formerly,a republic in E Africa, on the Gulf of Aden: a former overseas territory of France; gained independence 1977. 286,000; 8492 sq. mi. (21,994 sq. km). Cap.: Djibouti.
  2. a seaport in and the capital of this republic, in the SE part. 200,000.
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