Zinder

geographical name
Zin·​der | \ ˈzin-dər How to pronounce Zinder (audio) \

Definition of Zinder

city in southern Niger population 279,500

Note: Once the capital of a Muslim state, Zinder was occupied by the French in 1899 and served as capital of the French Niger colony from 1922 to 1926.

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“Zinder.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Zinder. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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