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 Djibouti (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 8958 square miles (23,200 square kilometers), population 884,000
2 city and capital of Djibouti population 562,000

Other Words from Djibouti

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

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“Djibouti.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Djibouti. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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