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former British protectorate in E Africa: merged with Italian Somaliland (1960) to form Somalia
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A former British protectorate of eastern Africa in present-day northwest Somalia on the Gulf of Aden. It was combined with Italian Somaliland in 1960 to form Somalia.