Horn of Africa


Horn of Africa
easternmost part of NE Africa, on the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean: it includes Somalia and SE Ethiopia

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Region of eastern Africa.

The easternmost African extension of land between the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden, it is occupied by Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, and Djibouti, whose cultures have been linked throughout their long history.

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  • Horn of Africa — easternmost part of NE Africa, on the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean: it includes Somalia and SE Ethiopia …   English World dictionary

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  • Horn of Africa — n. in, on the Horn of Africa * * * on the Horn of Africa in …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Horn of Africa — noun a peninsula of northeastern Africa (the easternmost part of Africa) comprising Somalia and Djibouti and Eritrea and parts of Ethiopia • Syn: ↑Somali peninsula • Regions: ↑Africa • Instance Hypernyms: ↑peninsula • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Horn of Africa — geographical name the easternmost projection of Africa; its E tip is Cape Guardafui variously used to refer to Somalia, SE or all of Ethiopia, & sometimes Djibouti …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Horn of Africa — noun A peninsula in East Africa that juts for hundreds of kilometers into the Arabian Sea …   Wiktionary

  • Horn of Africa — noun an area of north eastern Africa, including Somalia and surrounding territories …   Australian English dictionary

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