Sierra Leone

geographical name Sier·ra Le·one \ sē-ˌer-ə-lē-ˈōn , 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 4,491,000

Sierra Leonean

play \-ˈō-nē-ən\ adjective or noun


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