Sierra Leone

geographical name
Sier·​ra Le·​one | \ sē-ˌer-ə-lē-ˈōn How to pronounce Sierra Leone (audio) , ˌsir-ə-, -lē-ˈō-nē \

Definition of Sierra Leone

country in western Africa on the Atlantic; a dominion of the Commonwealth of Nations; capital Freetown area 27,699 square miles (71,740 square kilometers), population 6,312,000

Other Words from Sierra Leone

Sierra Leonean \ sē-​ˌer-​ə-​lē-​ˈō-​nē-​ən How to pronounce Sierra Leonean (audio) , ˌsir-​ə-​ \ adjective or noun

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“Sierra Leone.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 24 January 2020.

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