Somaliland etymology

English word Somaliland comes from English Somali, English -land

Detailed word origin of Somaliland

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
Somali English (eng) A Cushitic language spoken mainly in Somalia and eastern Ethiopia. Of, from, or pertaining to Somalia, the Somali people or language. A domestic cat breed.. A person from Somalia or of Somali descent.
-land English (eng) Used to form the name of a sphere of activity or interaction.. Used to form the name of a territory, country, or region.
Somaliland English (eng) A region of eastern Africa that comprises Somalia, Djibouti, and parts of Ethiopia.. The unrecognized independent state Jamhuuriyadda Soomaaliland.

Words with the same origin as Somaliland

Descendants of -land
Aggieland Bechuanaland Chinkland Facebookland Fireland Germanland Gondwanaland Igboland Italian Somaliland Jewland Lapland Laplandic Maoriland Meyerland Naziland Onionland Summerland Swahililand Switzerland Vacationland movieland slumberland slumland techland