American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Formerly South-West AfricaNamibia A country of southwest Africa on the Atlantic Ocean. A German protectorate after 1884, it was occupied in 1915 by South Africa, which governed it under a League of Nations mandate from 1920 to 1946 but refused to accept the United Nations trusteeship that replaced the mandate. Namibia finally achieved full independence in 1990. Windhoek is the capital. Population: 2,060,000.
- n. Country in the Southern Africa. Official name: Republic of Namibia.
- n. a republic in southwestern Africa on the south Atlantic coast (formerly called South West Africa); achieved independence from South Africa in 1990; the greater part of Namibia forms part of the high Namibian plateau of South Africa
- Haiǁom/Nama namib ("area where there is nothing") + Latinate suffix -ia (Wiktionary)
“Namibia Diamonds are the only diamonds that feature the Team Namibia* logo and come with a validation certificate.”
“Martti Ahtisaari discusses why his work in Namibia is his "most important undertaking", why he is not in the business of leaving conflicts unresolved (13: 00), why globalization can be a positive development (17: 57), and why it is important to address employment possibilities for the youth (22: 00).”
“He ends it on the Skeleton Coast in Namibia on the southwest coast of Africa, 10,000 miles away.”
“Some of them were nonviolent, others (like the war against SWAPO in Namibia and the Cuban Army in Angola) were military, and some (like the ANC struggle) combined both approaches.”
“Convinced a PH in Namibia to try Leopard back strap, all found it to be quite good.”
“Big Game HuntingQ: jwallen what outfitter did you use in Namibia? from TJ on 02.06.10”
“A new breed of solar tower may soon be sprouting up in Namibia, providing the nation with a carbon-free source of electricity and food during”
“My 12yr old son shot this monster warthog at 150yards in Namibia in 2008.”
“My 12yr old son took this big stallion in Namibia in 08 it was a great trip.”
“Although I'm of English descent, I grew up on a farm in Namibia (google it - African country above South Africa).”
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