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  • adj. Of, from, or pertaining to Somalia, the Somalian people or language.
  • n. One who comes from Somalia; a Somali.


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  • What I was trying to clarify was that you used the term Somalian pirates and them you and others on here then backed away when it was demonstrated that of all pirates plying the seas these days Somalian pirates would be the least likely to be working the waters between Greece and Israel.

    Democratic National Committee

  • I couldn't find it in Somalian, but since there are apparently a lot of them at the

    Sound Politics: Mail Ballot Horror Show (XXIX): Ballot parties for people who can't speak English

  • I bite my lip every time I walk into a CAB or NHS clinic and see signs in Arabic, Somalian, Kurdish, etc.

    Army Rumour Service

  • I mean, as long as the West maintains naval presence in Somalian waters and are able to shoot the pirates, I really couldn’t care less what happens on land in that God-forsaken place.

    Matthew Yglesias » The End in Somalia

  • Iran's official English language press service is claiming that the al Qaeda linked al Shabaab terrorists have agreed to back their formal rivals of the 'moderate' Islamic Courts Union, aka the Somalian Taliban.

    The Jawa Report

  • After the trial, Usee's public defenders, Gay Glaze and Jason McGee, filed multiple motions for a new trial, one of them based on Glaze's claim that he saw the "Somalian" comment on Gray-Larson's Facebook page, along with a comment about having a "Johnnie on the jury," -- a reference to St. John's University -- and a reference to someone else being an rss feed

  • Raveendran/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images The 1991 collapse of the Somalian government led to civil strife and widespread killings in the country.

    World Refugee Day

  • In today's photos, Spain celebrates the San Fermin festival, a Somalian boy waits for aid at a refugee camp, a dust cloud looms over Phoenix, and more.

    Photos of the Day: July 6

  • Davis is in contact with the Somalian pirates holding British couple Paul and Rachel Chandler, left.

    Afghanistan hostage rescue attempt was 'always a high-risk strategy'

  • It has been 70 years since the U.S. Congress declared war on anyone, and the United States presently finds itself in at least 3.2 wars: one in Iraq we've largely ceased hearing about, a grinding one in Afghanistan, an air campaign in Libya, and naval patrols against Somalian pirates.

    William Dietrich: Ben Franklin and Libya


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