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South Sudan Line breaks: South Sudan

Definition of South Sudan in English:

A landlocked country in NE Africa, independent since 2011; capital, Juba.

Since Sudan’s independence in 1956 there had been conflict between the Islamic government in the north and separatist forces in the south. A peace agreement in 2005 provided for a referendum on secession, which was held in 2011 and resulted in South Sudan declaring itself independent. The country was admitted to the United Nations later that year


South Sudanese
adjective & noun
Example sentences
  • South Sudanese raised the flag of their new country yesterday to celebate independence from Sudan.
  • South Sudanese recently voted to create their own nation separate from the north, where her family has roots.
  • One day I go to the Anglican Church in Footscray that has become a South Sudanese Community Church.
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