- a coastal region in E Africa, including Djibouti, Somalia, and the Ogaden part of Ethiopia.
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As an 11-year-old growing up in Somaliland, then a British protectorate, Edna Adan Ismail had a powerful dream.Somaliland's Healer of Women
March 13, 2010
Probably it was part of the country that we now know as Somaliland.Peeps at Many Lands: Ancient Egypt
I'm thinking of going after the ongdu antelopes in Somaliland.
No remarks on Somaliland would be complete without some mention of the Mullah.Pan-Islam
George Wyman Bury
There are other tribes of dwarfs in Abyssinia and also in Somaliland.
It is only men from Somaliland who are brave enough to do such a thing.In the grip of the Mullah
F. S. Brereton
- a former region of E Africa, between the equator and the Gulf of Aden: includes Somalia, Djibouti, and SE Ethiopia