Definition of Eritrea in English:

Eritrea

proper noun

  • An independent state in northeastern Africa, on the Red Sea; population 5,647,200 (est. 2009); capital, Asmara; languages, Tigre and Cushitic.

Origin

From Italian, from Latin Mare Erythraeum the Red Sea.

Pronunciation:

Eritrea

/ˌerəˈtrāə//ˌerəˈtrēə/