Wordlist: Africa - List 2

 

1. Wordlist

  • Equatorial Guinea
    • Equatorial Guinea(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country located in Central Africa, comprising two parts: a Continental Region (Río Muni), including several small offshore islands and an insular region containing Annobón island and Bioko island where the capital Malabo is situated
    • Example:
      • Equatorial Guinea is the third smallest country in continental Africa in terms of population.
  • Eritrea
    • Eritrea[ˌɛ.ɹɪˈtɹeɪ.ə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in the Horn of Africa, bordered by Sudan in the west, Ethiopia in the south and Djibouti in the southeast; the east and northeast of the country have an extensive coastline on the Red Sea
    • Example:
      • Eritrea has an estimated population of 5 million.
  • Ethiopia
    • Ethiopia(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a landlocked state in the Horn of Africa, bordered by Djibouti and Somalia to the east, Kenya to the south, Eritrea to the north and Sudan to the west
    • Example:
      • Ethiopia has been an independent state since ancient times.
  • Gabon
    • Gabon(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in west central Africa sharing borders with the Gulf of Guinea to the west, Equatorial Guinea to the northwest, and Cameroon to the north, with the Republic of the Congo curving around the east and south
    • Example:
      • Gabon's capital and largest city is Libreville.
  • The Gambia
    • The Gambia(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in Western Africa and the smallest country on mainland Africa, bordered to the north, east, and south by Senegal, with a small coast on the Atlantic Ocean in the west
    • Example:
      • On 18 February 1965, Gambia was granted independence from the United Kingdom and joined The Commonwealth.
  • Ghana
    • Ghana(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in West Africa, bordering Côte d'Ivoire to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, Togo to the east and the Gulf of Guinea to the south
    • Example:
      • Ghana is the second largest producer of cocoa in the world.
  • Guinea
    • Guinea[ɡɪni](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in West Africa, sharing its northern border with Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, and Mali; its southern border with Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Côte d'Ivoire
    • Example:
      • Guinea is home to twenty-four ethnic groups.
  • Guinea-Bissau
    • Guinea-Bissau(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country located in West Africa and bordered by Senegal to the north, and Guinea to the south and east, with the Atlantic Ocean to its west
    • Example:
      • Guinea-Bissau's per-capita gross domestic product is one of the lowest in the world.
  • Kenya
    • Kenya(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in East Africa, lying along the Indian Ocean, at the equator, bordered by Ethiopia, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda and Sudan
    • Example:
      • Kenya has numerous wildlife reserves, containing thousands of animal species.
  • Lesotho
    • Lesotho(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a landlocked country and enclave, entirely surrounded by the Republic of South Africa
    • Example:
      • Lesotho's capital and largest city is Maseru.
  • Liberia
    • Liberia[laɪˈbɪəriə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country on the west coast of Africa, bordered by Sierra Leone, Guinea, Côte d'Ivoire and the Atlantic Ocean
    • Example:
      • As of the 2008 Census, Liberia is home to 3,476,608 people.
  • Libya
    • Libya['lɪbiə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country located in North Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south, and Algeria and Tunisia to the west
    • Example:
      • The flag of Libya consists of a green field with no other characteristics.
  • Madagascar
    • Madagascar[madəˈɡaskə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • an island nation in the Indian Ocean off the southeastern coast of Africa
    • Example:
      • Madagascar is home to 5% of the world's plant and animal species.
  • Malawi
    • Malawi(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a landlocked country in southeast Africa that was formerly known as Nyasaland; bordered by Zambia to the northwest, Tanzania to the northeast, and Mozambique to the east, south and west
    • Example:
      • Malawi was first settled during the 10th century.
  • Mali
    • Mali['mɑːli](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a landlocked country in Western Africa, bordering Algeria to the north, Niger to the east, Burkina Faso and the Côte d'Ivoire to the south and Senegal and Mauritania to the west
    • Example:
      • Some of Mali's natural resources include gold, uranium, and salt.
  • Mauritania
    • Mauritania(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in Western Africa, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, Senegal, Mali, Algeria and the Morocco-controlled Western Sahara
    • Example:
      • Mauritania's capital and largest city is Nouakchott, located on the Atlantic coast.
  • Mauritius
    • Mauritius(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • an island nation off the coast of the African continent in the southwest Indian Ocean, about 900 kilometres (560 mi) east of Madagascar
    • Example:
      • Uninhabited until the 17th century, Mauritius was ruled first by the Dutch and then by the French.
  • Morocco
    • Morocco[məˈrɒkəʊ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country located in North Africa, having a coast on the Atlantic Ocean that reaches past the Strait of Gibraltar into the Mediterranean Sea
    • Example:
      • Several dialects of Arabic and Berber are spoken in Morocco.
  • Mozambique
    • Mozambique(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in southeastern Africa bordered by the Indian Ocean to the east, Tanzania to the north, Malawi and Zambia to the northwest, Zimbabwe to the west and Swaziland and South Africa to the southwest
    • Example:
      • Mozambique became independent in 1975.
  • Namibia
    • Namibia(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in Southern Africa whose western border is the Atlantic Ocean; sharing land borders with Angola, Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa
    • Example:
      • Namibia is a member state of the United Nations.
 

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        Madagascar
        an island nation in the Indian Ocean off the southeastern coast of Africa
        Namibia
        a country in Southern Africa whose western border is the Atlantic Ocean; sharing land borders with Angola, Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa
        Guinea-Bissau
        a country located in West Africa and bordered by Senegal to the north, and Guinea to the south and east, with the Atlantic Ocean to its west
        Mozambique
        a country in southeastern Africa bordered by the Indian Ocean to the east, Tanzania to the north, Malawi and Zambia to the northwest, Zimbabwe to the west and Swaziland and South Africa to the southwest
        Morocco
        a country located in North Africa, having a coast on the Atlantic Ocean that reaches past the Strait of Gibraltar into the Mediterranean Sea
        Lesotho
        a landlocked country and enclave, entirely surrounded by the Republic of South Africa
        Kenya
        a country in East Africa, lying along the Indian Ocean, at the equator, bordered by Ethiopia, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda and Sudan
        Mali
        a landlocked country in Western Africa, bordering Algeria to the north, Niger to the east, Burkina Faso and the Côte d'Ivoire to the south and Senegal and Mauritania to the west
        Libya
        a country located in North Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south, and Algeria and Tunisia to the west
        Ghana
        a country in West Africa, bordering Côte d'Ivoire to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, Togo to the east and the Gulf of Guinea to the south
        Guinea
        a country in West Africa, sharing its northern border with Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, and Mali; its southern border with Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Côte d'Ivoire
        Eritrea
        a country in the Horn of Africa, bordered by Sudan in the west, Ethiopia in the south and Djibouti in the southeast; the east and northeast of the country have an extensive coastline on the Red Sea
        Liberia
        a country on the west coast of Africa, bordered by Sierra Leone, Guinea, Côte d'Ivoire and the Atlantic Ocean
        Ethiopia
        a landlocked state in the Horn of Africa, bordered by Djibouti and Somalia to the east, Kenya to the south, Eritrea to the north and Sudan to the west
        Gabon
        a country in west central Africa sharing borders with the Gulf of Guinea to the west, Equatorial Guinea to the northwest, and Cameroon to the north, with the Republic of the Congo curving around the east and south
         
         
         

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        Madagascar
        an island nation in the Indian Ocean off the southeastern coast of Africa
        Mauritius
        an island nation off the coast of the African continent in the southwest Indian Ocean, about 900 kilometres (560 mi) east of Madagascar
        Libya
        a country located in North Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south, and Algeria and Tunisia to the west
        Mauritania
        a country in Western Africa, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, Senegal, Mali, Algeria and the Morocco-controlled Western Sahara
        Kenya
        a country in East Africa, lying along the Indian Ocean, at the equator, bordered by Ethiopia, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda and Sudan
        Guinea-Bissau
        a country located in West Africa and bordered by Senegal to the north, and Guinea to the south and east, with the Atlantic Ocean to its west
        Equatorial Guinea
        a country located in Central Africa, comprising two parts: a Continental Region (Río Muni), including several small offshore islands and an insular region containing Annobón island and Bioko island where the capital Malabo is situated
        Namibia
        a country in Southern Africa whose western border is the Atlantic Ocean; sharing land borders with Angola, Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa
        Malawi
        a landlocked country in southeast Africa that was formerly known as Nyasaland; bordered by Zambia to the northwest, Tanzania to the northeast, and Mozambique to the east, south and west
        Gabon
        a country in west central Africa sharing borders with the Gulf of Guinea to the west, Equatorial Guinea to the northwest, and Cameroon to the north, with the Republic of the Congo curving around the east and south
        Guinea
        a country in West Africa, sharing its northern border with Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, and Mali; its southern border with Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Côte d'Ivoire
        Liberia
        a country on the west coast of Africa, bordered by Sierra Leone, Guinea, Côte d'Ivoire and the Atlantic Ocean
        Lesotho
        a landlocked country and enclave, entirely surrounded by the Republic of South Africa
        Morocco
        a country located in North Africa, having a coast on the Atlantic Ocean that reaches past the Strait of Gibraltar into the Mediterranean Sea
        Ghana
        a country in West Africa, bordering Côte d'Ivoire to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, Togo to the east and the Gulf of Guinea to the south
         
         
         
         
         

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