Laayoune

geographical name
Laa·​youne | \ lä-ˈyün How to pronounce Laayoune (audio) \
variants: or El Aaiún \ ˌel-​ī-​ˈün How to pronounce El Aaiún (audio) \

Definition of Laayoune

town in northwestern Africa population 179,000

Note: Laayoune is the capital of Western Sahara.

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