Ivory Coast

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

Côte d'Ivoire


Definition of Ivory Coast

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

  2. 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


play \(ˌ)ī-ˈvȯr-ē-ən\ adj or noun

Ivory Coaster

play \ˈkō-stər\ noun

IVORY COAST Defined for English Language Learners

Ivory Coast

geographical name \ˌkōt-dē-ˈvwär\

Definition of Ivory Coast for English Language Learners

  • : country in Africa

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