Berbera

[ bur-ber-uh ]

noun
  1. a seaport in Somalia, on the Gulf of Aden: former capital of British Somaliland.

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How to use Berbera in a sentence

  • You are surely aware, my dear sir, that we proceed first to Berbera, and thence up the coast to Zaila.

    The River of Darkness | William Murray Graydon
  • The great annual fair has just opened at Berbera, and I have on board large stores of merchandise and trading properties.

    The River of Darkness | William Murray Graydon
  • Yesterday afternoon the Arabs at Berbera massacred the garrison to a man, and are doubtless now marching on Zaila.

    The River of Darkness | William Murray Graydon
  • “You are going to Berbera, perhaps,” he went on, nowise discomfited by the rebuff.

    The River of Darkness | William Murray Graydon
  • He had been raiding friendly tribes in the interior and there was a risk that he might attack Berbera.

British Dictionary definitions for Berbera

Berbera

/ (ˈbɜːbərə) /


noun
  1. a port in N Somalia, (in the separatist area called Somaliland), on the Gulf of Aden. Pop: about 200 000 (2000 est)

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