Definition of Somalian in English:

Somalian

noun & adjective

  • See Somali

    • ‘I wouldn't have expected as many Hispanics or Hmong or Somalians.’
    • ‘The influx of Asian tourists and students, I'm sure, is welcomed by many purely for economic reasons, and Somalian refugees seem to be looked down upon.’
    • ‘In Dadat camp, for example, several clutters of this nature have been put together, with the whole purpose of defending Somalian nationhood and identity.’
    • ‘English classes are held three times a week for a group of nationalities that includes Somalians, Congolese, Turks and Iraqis.’
    • ‘It said the top five asylum-seeking nationalities in Ireland in 2004 were Nigerian, Romanian, Somalian, Chinese and Sudanese.’

Pronunciation

Somalian

/səˈmɑːlɪən/