Horn of Africa

geographical name

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the easternmost projection of Africa

Note: The name Horn of Africa is used to refer to a variably defined region including Somalia, either southeastern Ethiopia or all of Ethiopia, often Djibouti, and sometimes Eritrea, Sudan, and Kenya.

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“Horn of Africa.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Horn%20of%20Africa. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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