Talk:Nigeria

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Etymology[edit]

Does anyone know the etymology of this name? The obvious guess is that it's from a Romance language, meaning "land of the black people", but I don't have any evidence to support this ATM. --196.33.212.251 06:56, 9 December 2008 (UTC)

Etymology added. Not from a Romance language. —Stephen 11:57, 9 December 2008 (UTC)