Niger

PRIMARY MEANINGS OF: Niger

1
n
a landlocked republic in West Africa; gained independence from France in 1960; most of the country is dominated by the Sahara Desert
2
n
an African river; flows into the South Atlantic
FULL DEFINITIONS OF: Niger
1

n a landlocked republic in West Africa; gained independence from France in 1960; most of the country is dominated by the Sahara Desert

Synonyms:
Republic of Niger
Example of:
African country, African nation
any one of the countries occupying the African continent
2

n an African river; flows into the South Atlantic

Synonyms:
Niger River
Example of:
river
a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)
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