geographical name So·ma·li·land \sō-ˈmä-lē-ˌland, sə-\

Definition of Somaliland

  1. 1 historical region of eastern Africa between the Equator and the Gulf of Aden that comprises Somalia, Djibouti, and the Ogaden region of eastern Ethiopia

  2. 2 self-proclaimed independent republic (since May 1991) in the northwestern part of Somalia roughly equivalent to the area that was once British Somaliland

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