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Pronunciation: /ˈbeɪrə/
(also beira antelope)

noun

A rare antelope found in Somalia and Ethiopia.
  • Dorcatragus megalotis, family Bovidae
Example sentences
  • Like most antelope, the majority of the beira's activity occurs in the morning and evening, while at midday it rests.
  • Besides the baboon, the Horn is an important region for a number of threatened antelope species, particularly the beira and dibatag antelopes.

Origin

A local name.

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There are 2 main definitions of beira in English:

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Beira 2 Line breaks: Beira
Pronunciation: /ˈbʌɪrə/
A port on the coast of Mozambique, capital of Sofala province; population 436,240 (2007).

Words that rhyme with Beira

Fujairah, Hegira, Lyra, Myra, naira, palmyra, spirogyra

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