Definition of Ivorian in English:


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


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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