Horn of Africa
geographical name the easternmost projection of Africa; its E tip is Cape Guardafui — variously used to refer to Somalia, SE or all of Ethiopia, & sometimes Djibouti

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Horn of Africa — Horn of Af|ri|ca the Horn of Africa the part of East Africa that includes Somalia and some of Ethiopia …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Horn of Africa — easternmost part of NE Africa, on the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean: it includes Somalia and SE Ethiopia * * * Region of eastern Africa. The easternmost African extension of land between the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden, it is occupied… …   Universalium

  • Horn of Africa — easternmost part of NE Africa, on the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean: it includes Somalia and SE Ethiopia …   English World dictionary

  • Horn of Africa — Countries in the Horn of Africa, are  Eritrea …   Wikipedia

  • Horn of Africa — n. in, on the Horn of Africa * * * on the Horn of Africa in …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Horn of Africa — noun a peninsula of northeastern Africa (the easternmost part of Africa) comprising Somalia and Djibouti and Eritrea and parts of Ethiopia • Syn: ↑Somali peninsula • Regions: ↑Africa • Instance Hypernyms: ↑peninsula • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Horn of Africa — noun A peninsula in East Africa that juts for hundreds of kilometers into the Arabian Sea …   Wiktionary

  • Horn of Africa — noun an area of north eastern Africa, including Somalia and surrounding territories …   Australian English dictionary

  • Horn of Africa — Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan, particularly northeasternmost Somalia terminating in Cape Guardafui which the Arabs call the Ras Asir …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Operation Enduring Freedom - Horn of Africa — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Operation Enduring Freedom Horn of Africa partof=the War on Terrorism caption=French Legionnaires from the 13 DBLE and United States soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Regiment participate in an exercise in Djibouti …   Wikipedia

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