Somalia: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sō-mä'lē-u, -mäl'yu), [key]
— n.
  1. an independent republic on the E coast of Africa, formed from the former British Somaliland and the former Italian Somaliland. 3,400,000; 246,198 sq. mi. (637,653 sq. km). Cap.: Mogadishu. Official name,
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