Associations to the word «Niger»


NIGER, proper noun. A country in Western Africa situated to the north of Nigeria. Official name: Republic of Niger.
NIGER, proper noun. A river in Africa that flows into the Gulf of Guinea in Nigeria.
NIGER, noun. An Ethiopian herb, Guizotia abyssinica, grown for its seed and edible oil.
NIGER SEED, noun. The seed of the ramtil plant.
NIGER SEEDS, noun. Plural of Niger seed

Dictionary definition

NIGER, noun. An African river; flows into the South Atlantic.
NIGER, noun. A landlocked republic in West Africa; gained independence from France in 1960; most of the country is dominated by the Sahara Desert.

Wise words

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