Related formsNi·ge·ri·an, adjective, nounpro-Ni·ge·ri·an, adjective, noun
Can be confusedNiger Nigeria
Examples from the Web for nigerian
Just last year, over 200 Nigerian girls were kidnapped from their school by the radical Islamist group Boko Haram.Promoting Girls’ Education Isn’t Enough: Malala Can Do More|Paula Kweskin|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By Sarah A. Topol, Matter Six months ago, 276 Nigerian schoolgirls were kidnapped by Boko Haram.
Also in 1997, Hayes entered a sham marriage with a Nigerian immigrant, for which she was paid $5,000.
Proceeds from its North Sea drilling rigs will insure corruption and kleptocracy on a Nigerian scale.Up to a Point: A Free Scotland Would Be a Hilarious Disaster|P. J. O’Rourke|September 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“One of them, a Nigerian Medical doctor, was told he was negative,” the letter reports.
Had just distinguished himself in this Nigerian expedition--mentioned in despatches last week.The Testing of Diana Mallory|Mrs. Humphry Ward
Early the next morning the transport with the Nigerian troops anchored off the town.
As soon as the Nigerian troops had landed, Lisle reported himself to their commander.
Ghat is an important centre of the caravan trade between the Nigerian states and the seaports of the Mediterranean (see Tripoli).
Since we are on the highest ground of the great Sahara, it may be that the river flows into Nigerian territory.Captured at Tripoli|Percy F. Westerman
British Dictionary definitions for nigerian (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for nigerian (2 of 2)
Culture definitions for nigerian
A nation in western Africa on the Gulf of Guinea (an arm of the Atlantic Ocean), bordered by Niger to the north, Chad and Cameroon to the east, and Benin to the west. Lagos is the capital and largest city.