- a republic in W Africa: founded by freed American slaves 1822. About 43,000 sq. mi. (111,000 sq. km). Capital: Monrovia.
Examples from the Web for liberian
The abandoned barracks of the Liberian Army lay just beyond in the tropical thicket.
Anne Marie was in her element, jabbering away in heavily accented Liberian English, the center of attention.
The Liberian AIDS commission is now going door-to-door to administer antiretroviral medications to known patients.What’s Worse Than Ebola in West Africa? Almost Everything
Barbie Latza Nadeau
October 23, 2014
After losing her father and young sibling to Ebola, 6-year-old Liberian Miatta Urey is a symbol of hope in the midst of tragedy.‘Her Survival Was a Miracle’: The 6-Year-Old Who Beat Ebola
Wade C.L. Williams
October 23, 2014
A Dallas nurse who cared for Liberian patient Thomas Eric Duncan—not his family or friends—has contracted the virus.Can You Treat Ebola—And Stay Safe?
Abby Haglage, Kent Sepkowitz
October 12, 2014
This was passed after thanking the Liberian Commissioners, who had addressed them.
These invaluable native workers come from the Liberian coast.Stanley in Africa
James P. Boyd
America and American ideals are a gospel to the Liberian Negroes.The Soul of John Brown
The truth is, the slave-traders can dispense with assistance from the Liberian colonists.Journal of an African Cruiser
Among the best is the Arabian, with Liberian and Maragogipo closely following.Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book
Mary A. Wilson
- of or relating to Liberia or its inhabitants
- a native or inhabitant of Liberia
- a republic in W Africa, on the Atlantic: originated in 1822 as a home for freed Afro-American slaves, with land purchased by the American Colonization Society; republic declared in 1847; exports are predominantly rubber and iron ore. Official language: English. Religion: Christian majority, also animist. Currency: dollar. Capital: Monrovia. Pop: 3 989 703 (2013 est). Area: 111 400 sq km (43 000 sq miles)
Word Origin and History for liberian
African nation, begun as a resettlement project of freed American slaves in 1816 by the American Colonization Society, the name chosen by society member and U.S. senator Robert Goodloe Harper (1765-1825) from Latin liber "free" (see liberal).