Italian Somaliland

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Italian Somaliland:

see SomaliaSomalia
, 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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Italian Somaliland

a former Italian colony in E Africa, united with British Somaliland in 1960 to form the independent republic of Somalia
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In Somaliland's pre-independence election of late 1950s, SNL and USP won majority of the seats in Parliament; they sustained their agenda of uniting with Italian Somalia.
Somali Republic was a combination of British Somaliland and Italian Somalia.
I was born in what had been Italian Somalia, but Italy had lost the territory to Britain, following World War II.
Before colonialism carved Somalia into the British Somaliland Protectorate, Italian Somalia and French Somaliland (Djibouti), it had been a society governed by the moral authority of elders and senior notables of individual clans.
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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