Definition of Eritrea in English:

Eritrea

proper noun

  • An independent state in NE Africa, on the Red Sea; population 5,200,000 (estimated 2015); language, Tigre and Cushitic languages; capital, Asmara.

Origin

From Italian, from Latin Mare Erythraeum ‘the Red Sea’.

Pronunciation

Eritrea

/ˌɛrɪˈtreɪə/