Yerwa-Maiduguri

noun
a city in northeastern Nigeria; an agricultural trading center
Syn: ↑Maiduguri
Instance Hypernyms: ↑city, ↑metropolis, ↑urban center
Part Holonyms: ↑Nigeria, ↑Federal Republic of Nigeria

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  • Maiduguri — /maɪdʊˈgʊəri/ (say muydoo goouhree) noun a town in north eastern Nigeria; capital of Borno. Also, Yerwa Maiduguri …   Australian English dictionary

  • Maiduguri — noun a city in northeastern Nigeria; an agricultural trading center • Syn: ↑Yerwa Maiduguri • Instance Hypernyms: ↑city, ↑metropolis, ↑urban center • Part Holonyms: ↑Nigeria, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Nigeria — noun a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; gained independence from Britain in 1960; most populous African country • Syn: ↑Federal Republic of Nigeria • Members of this Region: ↑al Sunna Wal Jamma, ↑Followers of the Phrophet • Instance …   Useful english dictionary

  • urban center — noun a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts (Freq. 2) Ancient Troy was a great city • Syn: ↑city, ↑metropolis • Derivationally related forms: ↑metropolitan (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bornu — /bawr nooh/, n. a former sultanate in Africa, SW of Lake Chad: now largely a province in Nigeria. * * * Vast plain, northeastern Nigeria. Prominent physical features include the plain, a volcanic plateau, and swamps south of Lake Chad. Now… …   Universalium

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