British Somaliland

geographical name

former British protectorate in eastern Africa bordering on the Gulf of Aden; capital Hargeisa; since 1960 part of Somalia

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“British Somaliland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/British%20Somaliland. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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