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Liberia Line breaks: Li|beria
Pronunciation: /lʌɪˈbɪərɪə/

Definition of Liberia in English:

A country on the Atlantic coast of West Africa; population 3,441,800 (est. 2009); languages, English (official), English-based pidgin; capital, Monrovia.

Liberia was founded in 1822 as a settlement for freed slaves from the US, and was proclaimed independent in 1847. Indigenous peoples, however, form the majority of the population. In 1980 a coup overthrew the predominant Liberian-American elite, and a civil war began in 1990, ending with a ceasefire in 1996


From Latin liber 'free'.

Words that rhyme with Liberia

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