Nigeria

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geographical name Ni·ge·ria \nī-ˈjir-ē-ə\

Definition of Nigeria

  1. 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.

Nigerian

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NIGERIA Defined for English Language Learners

Nigeria

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geographical name

Definition of Nigeria for English Language Learners

  • : country in Africa



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