Djibouti

noun
1. a country in northeastern Africa on the Somali peninsula; formerly under French control but became independent in 1997
Derivationally related forms: ↑Djiboutian
Instance Hypernyms: ↑African country, ↑African nation
Member Holonyms: ↑Arab League
Part Holonyms: ↑Africa, ↑Somali peninsula, ↑Horn of Africa
Member Meronyms: ↑Djiboutian
Part Meronyms: ↑capital of Djibouti
2. port city on the Gulf of Aden; the capital and largest city of Djibouti
Instance Hypernyms: ↑national capital, ↑port
Part Holonyms: ↑Republic of Djibouti, ↑Afars and Issas

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Djibouti [Djibouti] [dʒɪˈbuːti] [dʒɪˈbuːti] noun singular
a country in north-eastern Africa

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Djibouti — (izg. Džibȕti) m 〈G ja〉 geogr. država na obali Crvenog mora i Adenskog zaljeva, SI Afrika, glavni grad i luka Djibouti …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • Djibouti — Djibouti, Hafenort, s.v.w. Dschibuti …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Djibouti — → Yibuti …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • Djibouti — [ji bo͞ot′ē] 1. country in E Africa, on the Gulf of Aden: 8,958 sq mi (23,201 sq km); pop. 695,000 2. its capital, a seaport: pop. 383,000 Djiboutian adj., n …   English World dictionary

  • Djibouti — This article is about the country. For the capital of Djibouti, see Djibouti (city). For the national anthem, see Djibouti (song). Republic of Djibouti جمهورية جيبوتي Jumhūriyyat Jībūtī (Arabic) …   Wikipedia

  • Djibouti — Djiboutian, adj., n. /ji booh tee/, n. 1. Formerly, French Somaliland, French Territory of the Afars and Issas. a republic in E Africa, on the Gulf of Aden: a former overseas territory of France; gained independence 1977. 434,116; 8492 sq. mi.… …   Universalium

  • Djibouti — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Djibouti (homonymie). République de Djibouti (fr) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Djibouti — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Djibouti <p></p> Background: <p></p> The French Territory of the Afars and the Issas became Djibouti in 1977. Hassan Gouled APTIDON installed an authoritarian one… …   The World Factbook

  • Djibouti — Dji|bou|ti [d̮ʒi bu:ti ] (schweiz.): ↑ 2Dschibuti. * * * I Djibouti     Kurzinformation:   Fläche: 23 200 km2   …   Universal-Lexikon

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