British Somaliland(redirected from British Somalia)
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British Somaliland:see SomaliaSomalia
, country (2005 est. pop. 8,591,000), 246,200 sq mi (637,657 sq km), extreme E Africa. It is directly south of the Arabian peninsula across the Gulf of Aden. Somalia comprises almost the entire African coast of the Gulf of Aden and a longer stretch on the Indian Ocean.
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a former British protectorate (1884--1960) in E Africa, on the Gulf of Aden: united with Italian Somaliland in 1960 to form the Somali Republic