Dictionary.com

Biafra

[ bee-ah-fruh ]
/ biˈɑ frə /
Save This Word!

noun
a former secessionist state (1967–70) in SE Nigeria, in W Africa. Capital: Enugu.
Bight of, a wide bay in the E part of the Gulf of Guinea, off the W coast of Africa.
QUIZ
GOOSES. GEESES. I WANT THIS QUIZ ON PLURAL NOUNS!
Test how much you really know about regular and irregular plural nouns with this quiz.
Question 1 of 9
Which of the following nouns has an irregular plural form?

OTHER WORDS FROM Biafra

Bi·a·fran, adjective, noun

Words nearby Biafra

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use Biafra in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Biafra

Biafra
/ (bɪˈæfrə) /

noun
a region of E Nigeria, formerly a local government region: seceded as an independent republic (1967–70) during the Civil War, but defeated by Nigerian government forces
Bight of Biafra former name (until 1975) of (the Bight of) Bonny
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK