capital of Djibouti

noun
port city on the Gulf of Aden; the capital and largest city of Djibouti
Syn: ↑Djibouti
Instance Hypernyms: ↑national capital, ↑port
Part Holonyms: ↑Djibouti, ↑Republic of Djibouti, ↑Afars and Issas

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