Definition of Ivorian in English:

Ivorian

Syllabification: I·vo·ri·an
Pronunciation: /īˈvôrēən
 
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adjective

  • Relating to Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) or its people: Ivorian protests
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    • Cowan says the high prices have so far been good for Ivorian farmers, despite the problems brought about by the fighting.
    • It's estimated 26 percent of Ivorian residents are of immigrant origin.
    • Under the peace pact, known as the Marcoussis accord, that article was to be amended to allow for either parent to be Ivorian born.

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  • A native or inhabitant of Côte d’Ivoire: a call for all Ivorians to participate
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    • We are all Ivorians, but Ivory Coast is suffering because of just one man.
    • But the heavy lifting has to be done by the Ivorians and the Ivorian leaders themselves.
    • So far 60 Ivorians have been killed, more than 1,200 injured and 5,000 fled to Liberia.

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