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geographical name So·ma·lia \sō-ˈmä-lē-ə, sə-, -ˈmäl-yə\

Definition of Somalia

  1. country E Africa bordering on Gulf of Aden & Indian Ocean; formed 1960 by union of British Somaliland & Italian Somaliland ∗ Mogadishu area 246,154 square miles (637,539 square kilometers), pop 9,400,000


play \-ˈmä-lē-ən, -ˈmäl-yən\ adjective or noun

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