- a region of E Nigeria, formerly a local government region: seceded as an independent republic (1967–70) during the Civil War, but defeated by Nigerian government forces
- Bight of Biafra ⇒
former name (until 1975) of (the Bight of) Bonny
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- Place Namesa former secessionist state (1967–70) in SE Nigeria, in W Africa. Cap.: Enugu.
- Place NamesBight of, a wide bay in the E part of the Gulf of Guinea, off the W coast of Africa.