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3 definitions found
 for Niger
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Niger
      n 1: an African river; flows into the South Atlantic [syn:
           Niger, Niger River]
      2: a landlocked republic in West Africa; gained independence
         from France in 1960; most of the country is dominated by the
         Sahara Desert [syn: Niger, Republic of Niger]

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Niger
     black, a surname of Simeon (Acts 13:1). He was probably so
     called from his dark complexion.
     

From Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's) :

  Niger, black
  

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