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Maiduguri

[ mahy-doo-goo-ree ]
/ maɪˈdu gʊ ri /
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noun
a city in NE Nigeria.
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How to use Maiduguri in a sentence

  • For decades, the satellite phone has been a favored means of communication by the criminal underworld from Mumbai to Maiduguri, as it allows the user to avoid being monitored by law enforcement.

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  • I had my own run-in with these Taliban guys in Maiduguri two years ago.

    African Taliban Terrorizes Nigeria|Eliza Griswold|August 11, 2009|DAILY BEAST

British Dictionary definitions for Maiduguri

Maiduguri
/ (ˌmaɪdʊˈɡuːrɪ) /

noun
a city in NE Nigeria, capital of Bornu State; agricultural trade centre. Pop: 828 000 (2005 est)Also called: Yerwa-Maiduguri
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