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Meaning of "Maiduguri" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MAIDUGURI

Maiduguri  [ˌmaɪdʊˈɡuːrɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MAIDUGURI

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preposition
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Maiduguri is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MAIDUGURI MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Maiduguri

Maiduguri, also called Yerwa by its locals, is the capital and the largest city of Borno State in north-eastern Nigeria. It is popularly called "Home of Peace". The city sits along the seasonal Ngadda River which disappears into the Firki swamps in the areas around Lake Chad. Maiduguri was founded in 1907 as a military outpost by the British and has since grown rapidly with a population exceeding 1 million by 2007.

Definition of Maiduguri in the English dictionary

The definition of Maiduguri in the dictionary is a city in NE Nigeria, capital of Bornu State; agricultural trade centre. Pop: 828 000 Also called: Yerwa-Maiduguri.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MAIDUGURI


coorie
ˈkuːrɪ
courie
ˈkuːrɪ
goorie
ˈɡuːrɪ
goory
ˈɡuːrɪ
kuri
ˈkuːrɪ
matagouri
ˌmætəˈɡuːrɪ
Mercouri
mɜːˈkuːrɪ
oorie
ˈuːrɪ
puree
ˈpuːrɪ
stoury
ˈstuːrɪ
Yerwa-Maiduguri
ˈjɜːwəˌmaɪdʊˈɡuːrɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MAIDUGURI

Maidstone
maieutic
maieutical
maieutics
maigre
maihem
maik
maiko
Maikop

WORDS THAT END LIKE MAIDUGURI

Alpha Centauri
Centauri
Dioscuri
houri
Ibarruri
Jodhpuri
kauri
matsuri
mauri
Missouri
mosasauri
Nuri
Proxima Centauri
Puri
Tauri
thesauri
Thonburi
Ussuri
Venturi
Viipuri

Synonyms and antonyms of Maiduguri in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Maiduguri» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MAIDUGURI

Find out the translation of Maiduguri to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Maiduguri from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Maiduguri» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

迈杜古里
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Maiduguri
570 millions of speakers

English

Maiduguri
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

माइदुगुरि
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مايدوجوري
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Майдугури
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Maiduguri
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মাইদুগুরি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Maiduguri
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Maiduguri
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Maiduguri
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

Maiduguri
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

마이 두구리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Maiduguri
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Maiduguri
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Maiduguri
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मैदुगिरी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Maiduguri
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Maiduguri
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Maiduguri
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Майдугурі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Maiduguri
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Μαϊντουγκούρι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Maiduguri
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Maiduguri
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Maiduguri
5 millions of speakers

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Maiduguri

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MAIDUGURI»

Discover the use of Maiduguri in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Maiduguri and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Neighborhood and Ancestry: Variation in the Spoken Arabic of ...
(Chapter 12) Summary of actors from Gwange Group and Extended Compound Extended compound Speaker: acts grew up ancestral area compound *81: 3 Kirenawa Kirenawa 2 (100: 15 Maiduguri/Kaduna Kirenawa (western) 5 *170:3 ...
Jonathan Owens, 1998
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A Grammar of Nigerian Arabic
Jonathan Owens. Appendix: Biographical Data About Speakers Bibliography Behnstedt, P. and M. Woidich. 1985. Die agyptisch-arabischen Dialekte,. Name Age Sex Residence Occupation AbGad 65 M Maiduguri guard Abd 25 M Mongono ...
Jonathan Owens, 1993
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Militancy and Violence in West Africa: Religion, politics ...
Maiduguri. Borno State Set ablaze Bauchi central prison and freedjailed sect members Attack on a policeman in Maiduguri Governorship candidate of the Borno State chapter of the All Nigerian Peoples Party (ANPP) and others killedin  ...
James Gow, Funmi Olonisakin, Ernst Dijxhoorn, 2013
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West Africa
%076 Maiduguri is the capital of Borno State, and is close to the Chad and Cameroon borders. Once a British garrison town (its railway station marks the farpoint of colonial influence in Nigeria), the city seems to be sleeping its time away.
James Bainbridge, 2006
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State, Community, and Local Development in Nigeria
This urban LGA, with a population of over 621,000 in 1991, coincides more or less with the city of Maiduguri, and has a diverse economy and population. The city has been an important administrative center since its foundation in the early ...
Paul Francis, James Adewuyi Akinwumi, 1996
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Nigeria: The Bradt Travel Guide
Chingurmi-Duguma is accessible only during the dry season and is located approximately 140km, or a two-hour drive, to the southeast of Maiduguri, near the village of Kumshe. SUKUR To the southeast of Maiduguri, a worthwhile if difficult  ...
Lizzie Williams, 2008
7
Arabic as a Minority Language
These complementary distributions suggest a greater prominence of traditional political rulers in rural areas than in Maiduguri, and correspondingly a stronger focus of the centralized state in Maiduguri. It should be noted, however, that there  ...
Jonathan Owens, 2000
8
A Silly Thing Happened in Lagos
As it turned out, I was posted off to the northernmost part of the country in Maiduguri, a town at the epicenter of the eighteenth-century Kanem Bornu Muslim empire. Maiduguri was the driest and hottest place I had ever visited in my life.
Ada Ijeoma, 2012
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Arabic Literature of Africa: The writings of central Sudanic ...
The writings of central Sudanic Africa Vol.2. Volume 13 John O. Hunwick, Rex Séan O'Fahey. Written in 1394/1974-5. MS: Maiduguri (BCLIS), 160. 4. Istighatha bi 'l-ism al-a czam. Written in 1392/1972-3. MS: Maiduguri (BCLIS), 167. 5.
John O. Hunwick, Rex Séan O'Fahey, 1995
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Treponemal Infections: Advances in Research and Treatment: ...
University of Maiduguri: ls routine antenatal screening for syphilis in Nigeria still justified clinically and economically? In this recent report published in the Saudi Medical Journal, researchers in Maiduguri, Nigeria conducted a study “To ...
‎2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MAIDUGURI»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Maiduguri is used in the context of the following news items.
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Borno lifts three-day curfew, vehicle restriction in Maiduguri
Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima The Borno State government has lifted the three-day curfew and restriction of vehicles in Maiduguri ... «The Guardian Nigeria, Jul 15»
2
Boko Haram: Army Chief renames Operation in Maiduguri
buratai1 Chief of Army Staff, Major General T.Y. Buratai has said that, the Nigerian Army must wake up to its traditional responsibility of ... «DailyPost Nigeria, Jul 15»
3
Inside Nigeria's Command and Control Centre in Maiduguri
In the last six years, though with little to show for it, the Federal Government had expended billions of naira in the fight against Boko Haram. «Daily Trust, Jul 15»
4
[OPINION] MAIDUGURI – From Home Of Peace To Pieces By …
When I later gained admission to study Law in the University of Maiduguri in 2009, I came back to a city wearing semblance of an imminent ... «Information Nigeria, Jul 15»
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Maiduguri/Damaturu Highway Blocked For Fear Of Attack
The Maiduguri – Damaturu highway in Damaturu, the capital of Yobe State, Northeast Nigeria, has been block for fear of terrorists attacks. «CHANNELS TELEVISION, Jul 15»
6
FG restores electricity to Maiduguri -Perm Sec
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Power, Dr. Godknows Igali said electricity has been restored to Maiduguri after a short blackout. «Daily Trust, Jul 15»
7
Boko Haram Kills 45 Villagers, Travellers in Bid to Seize Highway to …
Commuting along the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway was halted again for the fourth time in a week, as security operatives battle to prevent ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
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Boko Haram: Brave taxi driver arrested for reporting suicide bomber …
Abubakar%20Shekau%20Boko%20Haram%202 Residents of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital have faulted the arrest of a brave Taxi driver, ... «DailyPost Nigeria, Jul 15»
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University of Maiduguri: VC signs 40000 certificates for 1 decade of …
The Vice Chancellor of the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), Prof Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi, has signed 40, 000 certificates in the since he ... «Pulse Nigeria, Jul 15»
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Bus bomb hits checkpoint in Nigeria's Maiduguri, one killed
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria A suicide bomber in a bus killed one member of Nigeria's civilian joint task force (JTF) at the main checkpoint on the ... «Reuters, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Maiduguri [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/maiduguri>. Jul 2019 ».
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