Somalia country named for the indigenous Somali people, whose name is of unknown origin.

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  • Somalia — Somalía es un país ubicado en el llamado Cuerno de África, al este del continente africano. * * * (Dālka Sōmālída) ► Península del E de África formada por el extremo oriental de Etiopía y casi todo el territorio de Somalia. (Jamhuuriyadda… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Somalia — [sō mä′lē ə, səmä′lē ə; sōmäl′yə] country of E Africa, on the Indian Ocean & the Gulf of Aden: formed by the merger of British Somaliland & Italian Somaliland (1960): 246,201 sq mi (637,658 sq km); pop. 9,200,000; cap. Mogadishu Somalian adj., n …   English World dictionary

  • Somalia — Somali Republic Jamhuuriyadda Soomaaliya جمهورية الصومال‎ Jumhūriyyat as Sūmāl‎ …   Wikipedia

  • Somalia — Somalian, adj., n. /soh mah lee euh, mahl yeuh/, n. an independent republic on the E coast of Africa, formed from the former British Somaliland and the former Italian Somaliland. 9,940,232; 246,198 sq. mi. (637,653 sq. km). Cap.: Mogadishu.… …   Universalium

  • Somalia — Flagge Wappen Staatsoberhaupt kein Staatoberhaupt Die internationale Gemeinscha …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Somalia — Soomaaliya الصومال As Sūmāl Somalia Somalia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Somalia — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Somalia <p></p> Background: <p></p> Britain withdrew from British Somaliland in 1960 to allow its protectorate to join with Italian Somaliland and form the new nation… …   The World Factbook

  • Somalia — So|ma|lia; s: Staat in Ostafrika. Dazu: So|ma|li|er, der; s, ; So|ma|li|e|rin, die; , nen; so|ma|lisch <Adj.>. * * * Somalia,     …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Somalia — noun a republic in extreme eastern Africa on the Somali peninsula; subject to tribal warfare • Derivationally related forms: ↑Somalian • Members of this Region: ↑al Itihaad al Islamiya, ↑al Itihaad al Islamiya, ↑Islamic Unity, ↑AIAI • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Somalia — geographical name country E Africa bordering on Gulf of Aden & Indian Ocean; formed 1960 by union of British Somaliland & Italian Somaliland capital Mogadishu area 246,154 square miles (637,539 square kilometers), population 8,050,000 • Somalian… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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