1. [ noun ] (geography) an African river; flows into the South Atlantic
Synonyms: Niger_River
Related terms: river Guinea Nigeria Mali Benin
2. [ noun ] (government,geography) a landlocked republic in West Africa; gained independence from France in 1960; most of the country is dominated by the Sahara Desert
Synonyms: republic_of_niger
Related terms: African_country Nigerien Africa Niamey
Similar spelling:   nigger