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Niger

geographical name Ni·ger \ˈnī-jər, nē-ˈzher\

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
Ni·ger·ien \ˌnī-ˌjir-ē-ˈen, nē-ˈzher-ē-ən\ adjective or noun
Ni·ger·ois \ˌnē-zhər-ˈwä, -zher-\ noun

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