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Eritrea

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geographical name Er·i·trea \ˌer-ə-ˈtrē-ə, -ˈtrā-\

Definition of Eritrea

  1. country NE Africa bordering on Red Sea ∗ Asmara; became part of Ethiopia 1962, independent 1993; area 45,405 square miles (117,599 square kilometers), pop 4,252,000

Eritrean play \-ən\ adjective or noun



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