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Noun: Nigeria  nI'jeer-ee-u
  1. A republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; gained independence from Britain in 1960; most populous African country
    - Federal Republic of Nigeria

Type of: African country, African nation

Part of: Africa, British Commonwealth, Commonwealth, Commonwealth of Nations, OPEC, Organisation of Petroleum-Exporting Countries [Brit], Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries

Encyclopedia: Nigeria, We Hail Thee