Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast
or Côte d'Ivoire geographical name 1. region W Africa bordering on the Atlantic W of the Gold Coast 2. country W Africa including the Ivory Coast & its hinterland; a republic; formerly a territory of French West Africa; official capital Yamoussoukro, seat of government Abidjan area 124,503 square miles (322,463 square kilometers), population 13,459,000 • Ivorian adjective or nounIvory Coaster noun

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  • Ivory Coast — 1. country in WC Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea, west of Ghana: formerly a French territory, it became independent in 1960: 123,855 sq mi (320,783 sq km); pop. 10,813,000; cap. Yamoussoukro 2. Historical the African coast in this region Ivorian [ī …   English World dictionary

  • Ivory Coast — the English name for ↑Côte d Ivoire, a country in West Africa …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Ivory Coast — République de Côte d’Ivoire …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ivory Coast — noun a republic in western Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; one of the most prosperous and politically stable countries in Africa • Syn: ↑Cote d Ivoire, ↑Republic of Cote d Ivoire • Instance Hypernyms: ↑African country, ↑African nation • Part… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ivory Coast — I′vory Coast′ n. geg a republic in W Africa: formerly part of French West Africa; gained independence 1960. 15,818,068; 127,520 sq. mi. (330,275 sq. km) Cap.: Yamoussoukro fr., Côte d Ivoire I•vo•ri•an aɪˈvɔr i ən, aɪˈvoʊr adj. n …   From formal English to slang

  • Ivory Coast — Ivorian /uy vawr ee euhn, uy vohr /, adj., n. a republic in W Africa: formerly part of French West Africa; gained independence 1960. 14,986,218; 127,520 sq. mi. (330,275 sq. km). Political Cap.: Yamoussoukro. Commercial Cap.: Abidjan. French,… …   Universalium

  • Ivory Coast — noun A country in Western Africa. Official name: Republic of Côte dIvoire or Côte dIvoire …   Wiktionary

  • Ivory Coast — Véase Costa de Marfil …   Diccionario español de neologismos

  • IVORY COAST —    a territory on the K. of the Gulf of Guinea, belonging partly to Liberia and partly to France and Britain …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Ivory Coast — (Côte d Ivoire) republic, W Africa; 123,847 sq. mi.; pop. 12,657,000; cap. Abidjan …   Webster's Gazetteer

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