Definition of Niger
1 river 2600 miles (4184 kilometers) W Africa flowing from Fouta Djallon NE, SE, & S into Gulf of Guinea
2 country W Africa; a republic, until 1958 a territory of French West Africa ∗ Niamey area 459,073 square miles (1,188,999 square kilometers), pop 15,000,000
Nigerienplay \ˌnī-ˌjir-ē-ˈen, nē-ˈzher-ē-ən\ adjective or noun
Nigeroisplay \ˌnē-zhər-ˈwä, -zher-\ noun
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