Wordlist: Africa - List 1

 

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  • Africa
    • Africa[ˈæfɹɪkə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the continent that is south of Europe, east of the Atlantic Ocean, west of the Indian Ocean and north of Antarctica, including for example Namibia and Zimbabwe
    • Example:
      • Africa is the world's second-largest and second most-populous continent.
    • African, Africans[ˈæf.ɹɪ.kən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who lives in or originates from Africa
    • Example:
      • Many Africans speak more than one language.
    • African[ˈæf.ɹɪ.kən](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • related to Africa
    • Example:
      • The African culture is very colourful.
  • Algeria
    • Algeria[ælˈdʒɪəriə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country located in North Africa, bordered by Tunisia in the northeast, Libya in the east, Niger in the southeast, Mali and Mauritania in the southwest, Morocco in the west
    • Example:
      • Algeria is a member of the United Nations.
  • Angola
    • Angola[æŋˈgəʊlə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in south-central Africa bordered by Namibia in the south, Democratic Republic of the Congo in the north, and Zambia in the east; its west coast is on the Atlantic Ocean
    • Example:
      • Angola was a Portuguese overseas territory from the 16th century to 1975.
  • Benin
    • Benin[bɛnˈɪn](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in West Africa, bordering Togo to the west, Nigeria to the east and Burkina Faso and Niger to the north
    • Example:
      • Benin's capital is the city of Porto-Novo.
  • Botswana
    • Botswana(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a landlocked country in Southern Africa, bordered by South Africa to the south and southeast, Namibia to the west and north, and Zimbabwe to the northeast
    • Example:
      • Botswana is a regional leader in economic freedom.
  • Burkina Faso
    • Burkina Faso(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a landlocked country in West Africa, surrounded by Mali, Niger, Benin, Togo, Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire
    • Example:
      • Formerly called the Republic of Upper Volta, Burkina Faso was renamed on August 4, 1984.
  • Burundi
    • Burundi(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a small landlocked country in the Great Lakes region of Eastern Africa bordered by Rwanda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • Example:
      • The Twa, Tutsi, and Hutu peoples have occupied Burundi since the country's formation five centuries ago.
  • Cameroon
    • Cameroon(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a unitary republic of central and western Africa, bordered by Nigeria, Chad, the Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and the Republic of the Congo
    • Example:
      • Cameroon is called "Africa in miniature" for its geological and cultural diversity.
  • Cape Verde
    • Cape Verde[ˌkeɪp ˈvɜrd](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • an island country, spanning an archipelago located in the Macaronesia ecoregion of the Central Atlantic Ocean, off the western coast of Africa, opposite Mauritania and Senegal
    • Example:
      • The capital of Cape Verde is Praia.
  • Central African Republic
    • Central African Republic(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a landlocked country in Central Africa, bordering Chad in the north, Sudan in the east, the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the south and Cameroon in the west
    • Example:
      • The Central African Republic has an estimated population of about 4.4 million as per 2008.
  • Chad
    • Chad[tʃæd](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a landlocked country in central Africa, bordered by Libya to the north, Sudan to the east, the Central African Republic to the south, Cameroon and Nigeria to the southwest and Niger to the west
    • Example:
      • Due to its distance from the sea and its largely desert climate, the country is sometimes referred to as the "Dead Heart of Africa".
  • Comoros
    • Comoros[ˈkam.ə.ɹoʊz](noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • an island nation in the Indian Ocean, located off the eastern coast of Africa, on the northern end of the Mozambique Channel, between northern Madagascar and northeastern Mozambique
    • Example:
      • The Comoros are the southernmost member state of the Arab League.
  • Republic of the Congo
    • Republic of the Congo(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in Central Africa, bordered by Gabon, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Angolan exclave province of Cabinda, and the Gulf of Guinea
    • Example:
      • The earliest inhabitants of the Republic of the Congo were Pygmy people.
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • Democratic Republic of the Congo(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country located in Central Africa, with a small length of Atlantic coastline; the third largest country (by area) in Africa, formerly known as Zaire
    • Example:
      • The Democratic Republic of the Congo is the most populous country where French is an official language.
  • Cote d'Ivoire
    • Cote d'Ivoire(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in West Africa, formerly known as the Ivory Coast, borders the countries of Liberia, Guinea, Mali, Burkina Faso and Ghana
    • Example:
      • Prior to its occupation by Europeans, Côte d'Ivoire was home to several important states, including Gyaaman, the Kong Empire, and Baoulé.
  • Djibouti
    • Djibouti(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in the Horn of Africa, bordered by Eritrea in the north, Ethiopia in the west and south, and Somalia in the southeast
    • Example:
      • The history of Djibouti is recorded in poetry, songs, and folklore of its nomadic people.
  • Egypt
    • Egypt[ˈiː.dʒɪpt](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a transcontinental country mainly in North Africa, with the Sinai Peninsula forming a land bridge in Southwest Asia, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Gaza Strip and Israel to the northeast, the Red Sea to the east, Sudan to the south and Libya to the west
    • Example:
      • Egypt is one of the most populous countries in Africa.
 

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        Republic of the Congo
        a country in Central Africa, bordered by Gabon, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Angolan exclave province of Cabinda, and the Gulf of Guinea
        Comoros
        an island nation in the Indian Ocean, located off the eastern coast of Africa, on the northern end of the Mozambique Channel, between northern Madagascar and northeastern Mozambique
        African
        a person who lives in or originates from Africa
        African
        related to Africa
        Burkina Faso
        a landlocked country in West Africa, surrounded by Mali, Niger, Benin, Togo, Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire
        Djibouti
        a country in the Horn of Africa, bordered by Eritrea in the north, Ethiopia in the west and south, and Somalia in the southeast
        Cameroon
        a unitary republic of central and western Africa, bordered by Nigeria, Chad, the Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and the Republic of the Congo
        Angola
        a country in south-central Africa bordered by Namibia in the south, Democratic Republic of the Congo in the north, and Zambia in the east; its west coast is on the Atlantic Ocean
        Central African Republic
        a landlocked country in Central Africa, bordering Chad in the north, Sudan in the east, the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the south and Cameroon in the west
        Burundi
        a small landlocked country in the Great Lakes region of Eastern Africa bordered by Rwanda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
        Democratic Republic of the Congo
        a country located in Central Africa, with a small length of Atlantic coastline; the third largest country (by area) in Africa, formerly known as Zaire
        Chad
        a landlocked country in central Africa, bordered by Libya to the north, Sudan to the east, the Central African Republic to the south, Cameroon and Nigeria to the southwest and Niger to the west
        Cape Verde
        an island country, spanning an archipelago located in the Macaronesia ecoregion of the Central Atlantic Ocean, off the western coast of Africa, opposite Mauritania and Senegal
        Botswana
        a landlocked country in Southern Africa, bordered by South Africa to the south and southeast, Namibia to the west and north, and Zimbabwe to the northeast
        Cote d'Ivoire
        a country in West Africa, formerly known as the Ivory Coast, borders the countries of Liberia, Guinea, Mali, Burkina Faso and Ghana
         
         
         

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        Chad
        a landlocked country in central Africa, bordered by Libya to the north, Sudan to the east, the Central African Republic to the south, Cameroon and Nigeria to the southwest and Niger to the west
        Africa
        the continent that is south of Europe, east of the Atlantic Ocean, west of the Indian Ocean and north of Antarctica, including for example Namibia and Zimbabwe
        Democratic Republic of the Congo
        a country located in Central Africa, with a small length of Atlantic coastline; the third largest country (by area) in Africa, formerly known as Zaire
        Comoros
        an island nation in the Indian Ocean, located off the eastern coast of Africa, on the northern end of the Mozambique Channel, between northern Madagascar and northeastern Mozambique
        Central African Republic
        a landlocked country in Central Africa, bordering Chad in the north, Sudan in the east, the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the south and Cameroon in the west
        Republic of the Congo
        a country in Central Africa, bordered by Gabon, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Angolan exclave province of Cabinda, and the Gulf of Guinea
        Cameroon
        a unitary republic of central and western Africa, bordered by Nigeria, Chad, the Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and the Republic of the Congo
        Algeria
        a country located in North Africa, bordered by Tunisia in the northeast, Libya in the east, Niger in the southeast, Mali and Mauritania in the southwest, Morocco in the west
        Cape Verde
        an island country, spanning an archipelago located in the Macaronesia ecoregion of the Central Atlantic Ocean, off the western coast of Africa, opposite Mauritania and Senegal
        Djibouti
        a country in the Horn of Africa, bordered by Eritrea in the north, Ethiopia in the west and south, and Somalia in the southeast
        Cote d'Ivoire
        a country in West Africa, formerly known as the Ivory Coast, borders the countries of Liberia, Guinea, Mali, Burkina Faso and Ghana
        Botswana
        a landlocked country in Southern Africa, bordered by South Africa to the south and southeast, Namibia to the west and north, and Zimbabwe to the northeast
        Burundi
        a small landlocked country in the Great Lakes region of Eastern Africa bordered by Rwanda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
        Angola
        a country in south-central Africa bordered by Namibia in the south, Democratic Republic of the Congo in the north, and Zambia in the east; its west coast is on the Atlantic Ocean
         
         
         
         
         

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