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Hargeisa flower

Hargeisa flower
 n.— «Somaliland, a breakaway state in northwestern Somalia, outlawed plastic bags as well, although passing the law has not appeared to put much of a dent in the problem there. In local parlance, the plastic bags there are called “Hargeisa flowers” because they pop up everywhere in and around Hargeisa, the Somaliland capital. » —“Flower of Africa: A Curse That’s Blowing in the Wind” by Marc Lacey in Nairobi, Kenya New York Times Apr. 7, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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