What is Republic of Namibia?

  • (noun): A republic in southwestern Africa on the south Atlantic coast (formerly called South West Africa); achieved independence from South Africa in 1990; the greater part of Namibia form part of the high Namibian plateau of South Africa.
    Synonyms: Namibia, South West Africa

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Republic - Other Meanings - United States
... A distinct set of definitions for the word republic evolved in the United States ... In common parlance a republic is a state that does not practice direct democracy but rather has a government indirectly controlled by the people ... democracy was not an idea mentioned by Machiavelli and did not exist in the classical republics ...
Marine (military) - Historical Marine Forces - Republic of Vietnam
... The forerunner of the Republic of Vietnam Marine Corps (VNMC) was established by Ngo Dinh Diem, then prime minister of what was then the State of Vietnam ... The Republic of Vietnam was established in October 1955 after Diem used a fraudulent referendum to topple Bao Dai ...
Vienna Convention On Diplomatic Relations - State Parties To The Convention
... are Antigua and Barbuda, Sultanate of Brunei, Cook Islands, Republic of Gambia, Niue, Republic of Palau, Solomon Islands, Republic of Vanuatu and the ...
History and Culture - Weimar Republic
... For more details on this topic, see Weimar Republic. 1919 to 1933 is commonly referred to as the Weimar Republic, as the Republic's constitution was drafted here ...
Moldova
... Moldova i/mɔːlˈdoʊvə/, officially the Republic of Moldova (Moldovan/Romanian Republica Moldova ) is a landlocked nation in Eastern Europe located between Romania to ... with the same boundaries as the Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic in 1991 as part of the dissolution of the Soviet Union ... The nation is a parliamentary republic with a president as head of state and a prime minister as head of government ...

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