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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Nigerianadjective

    a native or inhabitant of Nigeria

  2. Nigerianadjective

    of or relating to Nigeria

    "the Nigerian capital used to be Lagos"

  3. Nigerian, Nigerienadjective

    of or relating to the people of Nigeria

    "a Nigerian novelist won the Nobel Prize for literature this year"


  1. Nigeriannoun

    A person from Nigeria or of Nigerian descent.

  2. Nigerianadjective

    Of, from, or pertaining to Nigeria, the Nigerian people or culture.


  1. nigerian

    A Nigerian is a person who is a native or inhabitant of Nigeria, a country located in West Africa. It can also refer to anything related to this West African nation, such as its culture, foods, tradition, or language. Nigeria is known for its unique ethnic diversity with over 250 ethnic groups, with the largest being the Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo, and Fulani. English is the official language. So, 'Nigerian' can be used to describe anything or anyone from or linked to Nigeria.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nigerian in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nigerian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of nigerian in a Sentence

  1. Major General Chris Olukolade:

    The Nigerian military.... rejects the biased and concocted report provided by Amnesty International, the Nigerian military does not encourage or condone abuse of human rights, neither will any proven case be left unpunished.

  2. Emir Abubakar Isa Ahmadu:

    We appreciate the gallant efforts of the Nigerian military, hunters and vigilantes that saw the liberation of our towns.

  3. Prince Phillip:

    You look as if you're ready for bed. (to the Nigerian President, who was dressed in traditional robes)

  4. Chika Onuegbu:

    As Nigeria continues to dither over the Petroleum Industry Bill, which has been in the Nigerian National Assembly since 2009 as aforementioned, Ghana her neighbour (who just joined the Petroleum Club not too long ago) on August 4 2016 passed its own petroleum bill, i.e. the Petroleum (Exploration and Production) Bill, 2016 into law in a bid to attract investments. Chika Onuegbu in his 2016 paper titled The Challenges and Implications of a Post PIB Nigeria for the Oil and Gas Workers

  5. Jacques Champagne de Labriolle:

    The shipment is organised as the size of the French military intervention in CAR (Central African Republic) is being reduced, the Nigerian federal and airport authorities, being satisfied with the documents and the genuine character of the flight, have announced that the plane will be authorized to pursue its flight to N'Djamena.

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