Definition of Eritrea in English:

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Eritrea

Pronunciation: /ˌerəˈtrēə/
/ˌerəˈtrāə/
An independent state in northeastern Africa, on the Red Sea; population 5,647,200 (est. 2009); capital, Asmara; languages, Tigre and Cushitic.

Eritrea was an Italian colony from 1890 to 1952, when it became part of Ethiopia. After a long guerrilla war, it became internally self-governing in 1991 and fully independent in 1993

Origin

From Italian, from Latin Mare Erythraeum the Red Sea.

Words that rhyme with Eritrea

abaya, betrayer, conveyor, flayer, Freya, gainsayer, layer, Malaya, Marbella, Maya, Mayer, Nouméa, obeyer, payer, player, portrayer, prayer, preyer, purveyor, slayer, sprayer, stayer, strayer, surveyor, waylayer, weigher

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Syllabification: Er·i·tre·a

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