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Noun: Nigerian  nI'jeer-ee-un
  1. A native or inhabitant of Nigeria
Adjective: Nigerian  nI'jeer-ee-un
  1. Of or relating to the people of Nigeria
    "a Nigerian novelist won the Nobel Prize for literature this year";
    - Nigerien
     
  2. Of or relating to Nigeria
    "the Nigerian capital used to be Lagos"

Derived forms: Nigerians

Type of: African

Part of: Federal Republic of Nigeria, Nigeria

Encyclopedia: Nigerian