geographical name 1. (or formerly French Territory of the Afars and the Issas) (or earlier French Somaliland) country E Africa on Gulf of Aden; a republic area 8880 square miles (23,088 square kilometers), population 510,000 2. city, its capital population 300,000

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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

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  • Djibouti — noun 1. a country in northeastern Africa on the Somali peninsula; formerly under French control but became independent in 1997 • Syn: ↑Republic of Djibouti, ↑Afars and Issas • Derivationally related forms: ↑Djiboutian • Instance Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

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