Ivory Coast

geographical name
variants: or Côte d'Ivoire \ ˌkōt-​dē-​ˈvwär How to pronounce Côte d'Ivoire (audio) \

Definition of Ivory Coast

1 region of western Africa bordering on the Atlantic west of the Gold Coast
2 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

Other Words from Ivory Coast

Ivorian \ (ˌ)ī-​ˈvȯr-​ē-​ən How to pronounce Ivorian (audio) \ adjective or noun
Ivory Coaster \ ˈkō-​stər How to pronounce Ivory Coaster (audio) \ noun

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