from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- See Côte d'Ivoire.
- A section of coastal western Africa along the Gulf of Guinea roughly corresponding to present-day Côte d'Ivoire. It was named for the large quantities of ivory traded there in precolonial times.
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- proper n. A country in Western Africa. Official name: Republic of Côte d'Ivoire or Côte d'Ivoire.
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- n. a republic in western Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; one of the most prosperous and politically stable countries in Africa
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