from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A member of a Muslim people of Somalia and adjacent parts of Ethiopia, Kenya, and Djibouti.
  • n. The Cushitic language of the Somali and an official language of Somalia.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A Cushitic language spoken mainly in Somalia and eastern Ethiopia.
  • n. A person from Somalia or of Somali descent.
  • n. A domestic cat breed.
  • adj. Of, from, or pertaining to Somalia, the Somali people or language.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A Hamitic people of East Central Africa.
  • n. of or pertaining to Somalia or to the inhabitants of Somalia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to the African republic of Somalia or its people or their language and culture
  • n. a member of a tall dark (mostly Muslim) people inhabiting Somalia
  • n. the Cushitic language spoken by the Somali


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