noun see Niger

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • nigerois — |nēzhər|wä, ˌzher noun (plural nigerois wä(z)) Usage: capitalized Etymology: (assumed) French, from Niger, country in western Africa + French ois ese, from Latin ensis : a native or inhabitant of the Republic of Niger …   Useful english dictionary

  • nigerois — ni·ge·rois …   English syllables

  • Mainassara, Ibrahim Bare — ▪ 2000       Nigerois soldier, diplomat, and politician (b. May 9, 1949, Maradi, Niger, French West Africa d. April 9, 1999, Niamey, Niger), followed a distinguished career of diplomatic and military service with the orchestration of a coup d… …   Universalium

  • Niger — geographical name 1. river 2600 miles (4184 kilometers) W Africa flowing from Fouta Djallon NE, SE, & S into Gulf of Guinea 2. country W Africa; a republic, until 1958 a territory of French West Africa capital Niamey area 459,073 square miles… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Niger — Nigerien /nuy jear ee en /, adj., n. /nuy jeuhr/; Fr. /nee zherdd /, n. 1. a republic in NW Africa: formerly part of French West Africa. 9,388,359; 458,976 sq. mi. (1,188,748 sq. km). Cap.: Niamey. 2. a river in W Africa, rising in S Guinea,… …   Universalium

  • Nigerien — 1. noun /niːˈʒɛ(ɹ).ijɛn,naɪˈdʒɪə(ɹ).ijɛn/ A person from Niger or of Nigerien descent. Syn: Nigerois 2. adjective /niːˈʒɛ(ɹ).ijɛn,naɪˈdʒɪə(ɹ).ijɛn/ Of, from, or pertaining to Niger or the Nigerien people …   Wiktionary

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