British Somaliland

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British Somaliland:

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, officially Federal Republic of Somalia, 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.
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British Somaliland

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
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One is that most are from the northern region of Somalia which used to be British Somalia so they feel some affinity to this country.
There was, at one time, an Italian Somalia, a British Somalia, a French Somalia, and even an Ethiopian and Kenyan Somalia.

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