from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A country of western Africa on the Atlantic Ocean. It was founded (1821) through the efforts of the American Colonization Society and settled mainly by freed slaves from 1822 to the 1860s. Liberia is the oldest independent country in Africa (established 1847). A military coup in 1980 initiated a period of despotic government and civil unrest leading to full-scale civil war in 1990. A cease-fire agreement was reached in 1996, and elections were held in 1997. Monrovia is the capital and the largest city. Population: 3,200,000.
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- proper n. A country in Western Africa. Official name: Republic of Liberia.
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- n. a republic in West Africa; established in 1822 by Americans as a way to free negro slaves
Monrovia has again been created and organized a City Municipality, ex-Judge James Mayor; and I should have named in connection with the public spirit of Liberia, three newspapers -- the _Liberia Herald_, _Star of Liberia_, and _Christian Advocate_ -- the last, a religious journal, under the auspices of that excellent Christian gentleman, Bishop Burns the Methodist Missionary-Bishop of Liberia.
All the people who are living in forign country and writing about the goverment of liberia on coruption, I will say they are also more corupt then those that are living in Liberia and trying their possible best to keep our country alive.
To see the rest of the series, go to: www. vbs.tv/liberia Welcome to The Vice Guide to Liberia.
Liberia is a very good example of where women's empowerment has led to special courts being organized in Liberia that will address gender-based violence and magistrates being trained to address specific issues of protections of witnesses and survivors of gender-based issues, added Mahmood.
Here in Liberia is a man who updates passers by with the latest news.
The American historical interest in Liberia is at least as strong as the British interest in Sierra Leone or the French interest in Ivory Coast.
The Firestone Tire and Rubber Company operate a rubber plantation in Liberia which is the focus of a global campaign called Stop Firestone.
A discussion of the reality of mob justice in Liberia: The issue of mob justice in Liberia is a reality as civilians lose faith in Liberia’s justice system.
In order for peace to prevail in Liberia and for conflicts to be avoided, governance in Liberia must be reflective of the name Liberia, the land of Liberty. "
And this grandma and former exile known as Liberia's "Iron Lady."
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