Djibouti

geographical name
Dji·​bou·​ti | \ jə-ˈbü-tē How to pronounce Djibouti (audio) \

Definition of Djibouti

1 or formerly French Territory of the Afars and the Issas \ ˈä-​ˌfär(z)-​ən(d)-​ṯẖə-​ē-​ˈsä(z) How to pronounce French Territory of the Afars and the Issas (audio) \ or earlier French Somaliland country of eastern Africa on Bab el Mandeb Strait across from Yemen and on the Gulf of Aden; a republic area 8880 square miles (23,088 square kilometers), population 818,159
2 city and capital of Djibouti population 339,500

Other Words from Djibouti

Djiboutian \ jə-​ˈbü-​tē-​ən How to pronounce Djiboutian (audio) \ adjective or noun

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