Côte d'Ivoire

geographical name \ ˌkōt-dē-ˈvwär \
variants: or Ivory Coast

Definition of Côte d'Ivoire

country in western Africa including the Ivory Coast region and its hinterland; a republic; formerly a territory of French West Africa; official capital Yamoussoukro, seat of government Abidjan area 124,503 square miles (322,463 square kilometers), population 22,650,000

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