a) A region of eastern Africa that comprises Somalia, Djibouti and parts of Ethiopia.
b) The unrecognized independent state - Jamhuuriyadda Soomaaliland.

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  • Somaliland — • A triangular shaped territory in the north eastern extremity of Africa, projecting into the ocean towards the island of Socotra; its apex is at Cape Guarafui Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Somaliland     Somaliland …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Somaliland — [so ma liland΄] region in E Africa, including NE Somalia, Djibouti, & E Ethiopia …   English World dictionary

  • Somaliland — For other uses, see Somaliland (disambiguation). Somaliland locally known as Jamhuuriyadda Soomaaliland جمهورية أرض الصومال Jumhūrīyat Ṣūmāliland Republic of Somaliland …   Wikipedia

  • Somaliland — Jamhuuriyadda Soomaaliland (Somali) جمهورية ارض الصومال Dschumhūriyyat Arḍ aṣ Ṣūmāl (arab.) Republic of Somaliland (engl.) Republik Somaliland …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Somaliland — 9° 33′ N 44° 03′ E / 9.55, 44.05 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Somaliland — /soh mah lee land , seuh /, n. a coastal region in E Africa, including Djibouti, Somalia, and the Ogaden part of Ethiopia. * * * I Historical name for the region of eastern Africa between the Equator and the Gulf of Aden that includes Somalia,… …   Universalium

  • Somaliland —    Located along the Horn of Africa, a territory carved into three protectorates, French Somaliland and British Somaliland along the Red Sea, and Italian Somaliland along the Indian Ocean. Until the early 1870s, the Ottoman Empire exercised a… …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • Somaliland — geographical name region E Africa comprising Somalia, Djibouti, & the Ogaden region of E Ethiopia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • SOMALILAND —    a broad plateau of East Africa, bounded by the Gulf of Aden on the N. and the Indian Ocean on the SE.; inhabited by the Somalis, a pastoral people, who rear camels, sheep, and oxen, and are of the Mohammedan faith; are under chiefs, and… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Somaliland — n. region of eastern Africa that comprises the present day Somalia Djibouti and part of Ethiopia …   English contemporary dictionary

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