Definition of South Sudan in English:
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.
- US English dictionary
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