Definition of Nigeria
country in western Africa which borders on the Gulf of Guinea, is a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations, and was formerly a colony and protectorate; capital Abuja area 356,669 square miles (927,339 square kilometers), population 164,500,000 ◆Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa.
Nigerianplay \-ē-ən\ adj or noun
NIGERIA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of Nigeria for English Language Learners
: country in Africa
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